Southwest Slopes Weather
Southwest Slopes Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h shifting W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then tending NW/NE in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Southwest Slopes Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 14||92||NNW 11||67|
||16||31||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||66||N 11||49|
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.