East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29. High.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning then tending SW 30 to 45 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h shifting E/NE during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||71||NNE 23||66|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.