Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||37||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 9||67||E 9||42|
||27||37||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 12||54||SSW 10||37|
||25||39||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 12||63||S 11||40|
||27||38||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 9||55||S 6||35|
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.