Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Longreach early this evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending E/SE in the middle of the day.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
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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.