Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23. Low-Moderate.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day, then light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||18||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 33||68||W 39||66|
||12||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 22||67||WNW 32||65|
||7||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 15||65||W 22||54|
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.