Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the south. Light winds.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Mount Isa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of gusty thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls south of Mount Isa from the late morning. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Northern Territory border, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 10||68||E 20||46|
||26||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 16||57||ENE 15||34|
||25||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 9||65||E 18||40|
||27||38||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||55||ENE 12||33|
In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.
Another intense low pressure system is set to impact New Zealand from this evening, with heavy rain and severe gales forecast.
Cattle stations in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have had an extremely wet start to 2017.