East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Wednesday Mostly clear. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning and early afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning then turning W/NW 35 to 55 km/h in the middle of the day. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h shifting E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||24||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 14||60||NW 27||50|
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.