Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Northern Territory border in the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending SE in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning.
Thursday Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm near the New South Wales border in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S during the day.
Channel Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||30||ESE 24||17|
||26||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 15||27||SE 28||10|
||24||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 16||35||ESE 20||16|
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.