NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 41.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE during the morning then tending E/NE during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||33||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SSE 8||73||S 12||48|
||24||37||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 24||51||WNW 13||35|
||24||36||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 18||62||W 11||40|
||21||32||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 12||76||S 13||57|
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.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.