Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning W during the morning and early afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||0||7||90%||1-5mm||High||WNW 11||90||W 13||72|
|Rain and snow
||-2||5||50%||1-5mm||Severe||W 17||91||WSW 22||73|
Parts of Victoria have already received almost double the average rainfall this month, and some areas have recorded the wettest April in 16 years.
New Zealanders are bracing for a week of wild weather.
The skies above New South Wales farms have been filled with smoke in recent weeks as growers burn a huge load of dry stubble left over from last year's record crop yields.