Mid North Weather
Mid North Forecast
Wednesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E in the morning then turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon and reaching 30 to 40 km/h near the coast. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Thursday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Mid North Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||32||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 4||66||SW 11||47|
||21||34||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 12||57||SSW 16||56|
||20||32||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 17||64||S 22||42|
||19||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||S 13||66||SSW 21||46|
Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River
A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.