Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls east of Mt Isa. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the southeast. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||33||70%||5-10mm||Nil||E 15||82||ESE 11||62|
||21||31||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 17||75||ENE 15||61|
||20||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 14||81||ENE 13||63|
||22||32||90%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 15||72||ENE 13||56|
While many Gulf of Carpentaria residents rejoiced at the thorough drenching , others are glancing over their shoulders with a sense of fear.
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.