East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE in the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
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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.