Wednesday Sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 26. Low-Moderate.
Thursday Sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h shifting E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon, tending SE/SW during the evening.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 3||69||NNW 16||51|
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.