Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning W 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Monday Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning S 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||17||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 22||76||W 24||44|
||0||10||5%||< 1mm||High||W 27||76||W 28||54|
||4||15||50%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 26||72||W 25||44|
||7||16||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 24||57||WSW 22||42|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.