Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Monday Hot. Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the New South Wales border, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Channel Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||30||41||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 23||37||NW 14||27|
||31||43||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 22||45||N 20||26|
||31||40||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 14||38||W 12||28|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.