Friday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm over the far northeast. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the late evening.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW in the middle of the day then turning N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon and evening.
Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers east of Longreach, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Monday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Hot. Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 17||49||E 12||28|
||26||40||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 18||47||E 10||23|
||28||41||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 17||43||ENE 12||22|
||27||41||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 24||43||ENE 14||21|
||22||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||54||E 10||26|
||26||42||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 18||51||SE 8||25|
21:38 EDT People left homeless by Cyclone Lam on Elcho Island in the Northern Territory face weeks of living in tents on the community's football oval, with some concerned about going back to their homes due to disturbed asbestos.