Monday Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then shifting S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls possible. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then turning N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Heavy falls possible. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Riverland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 11||27||NW 18||7|
||18||42||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 12||25||NW 18||7|
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.