Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the early morning. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming N/NW and light in the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Midlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||16||50%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 14||82||NNW 18||62|
A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...