Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 15. Low-Moderate.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the south. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost in the west. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the evening. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||11||60%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 8||75||WSW 8||51|
|Rain and snow
||-1||9||60%||< 1mm||High||SW 26||88||SW 20||68|
Melbourne's volatile weather will live up to its reputation during this year's Melbourne Cup carnival.
As a kid growing up in Fiji, a howling cyclone was a chance to stay up late, swap ghost stories and eat specially-made Indian stuffed bread for Darwin meteorologist Angeline Prasad.
High water levels in the Murray River are forcing events and attractions in north-west Victoria to be cancelled.