Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Tuesday Clear. Light winds.
Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending S/SW in the middle of the day.
Thursday Slight (30%) chance of a shower or a thunderstorm in the far east during the afternoon and evening. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 20||27||SSW 17||12|
||24||39||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 15||27||WNW 15||12|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.