Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. High.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east in the evening. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning, and N/NE in the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming W 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon, and SW 20 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 44||66||WSW 45||52|
||13||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 21||62||W 29||45|
||10||21||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||68||WSW 22||39|
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.