Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending N/NE in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the late afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||24||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||73||E 19||69|
||13||24||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 10||77||ENE 22||57|
||16||25||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 11||75||E 21||63|
||18||23||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 18||77||E 19||75|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.