Northern Tablelands Weather
Northern Tablelands Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 35.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Northern Tablelands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 21||85||ESE 15||69|
||17||30||90%||1-5mm||Nil||E 13||69||ENE 12||62|
||21||34||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 7||59||NNW 7||43|
Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River
A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.