Upper Derwent Weather
Upper Derwent Forecast
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s. High.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning, tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning.
Upper Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 11||57||NW 25||35|
Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River
A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.