Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of patchy rain this morning. Very high (90%) chance of showers developing late this afternoon, becoming rain this evening. A thunderstorm likely late this afternoon and evening. Rain and thunderstorms heavy at times this evening. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 10 to 30 mm Chance of any rain: 90% Sun protection 9:00am to 6:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme].
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the early morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SW 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then tending S 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 to 4 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.
Saturday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming SE/SW during the day then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Sunday Sunny. Winds SE/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light SE during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.
Adelaide Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||54||SSE 27||35|
||16||26||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||56||SSE 28||42|
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
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 effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.