Monday Sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 27.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 20||44||W 13||29|
||8||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 27||52||W 28||27|
||11||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 21||43||WNW 20||25|
||15||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 27||48||WSW 11||34|
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.
Severe thunderstorms that ravaged the Hunter region and the Central Coast of New South Wales are over, the Bureau of Meteorology says, but Ausgrid and SES volunteers are still working to repair the damage.