Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon, easing to showers around the middle of the day and clearing by evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE early in the morning then turning SW during the morning and early afternoon. Low-Moderate.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||16||60%||< 1mm||Slight||W 12||79||W 15||60|
||0||17||5%||< 1mm||High||WSW 21||78||W 23||60|
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.