Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers over eastern suburbs, grading to the slight (30%) chance over western suburbs. Local hail possible until early evening. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending SW during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||17||80%||< 1mm||Nil||W 16||87||SW 14||76|
||13||17||90%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 17||88||SW 19||77|
||12||18||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 22||84||SW 24||70|
||11||17||80%||< 1mm||Nil||W 14||87||SW 14||74|
||11||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 21||86||SW 22||69|
||10||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 9||93||SW 7||83|
||10||17||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 11||90||SW 12||71|
||11||17||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 22||84||SSW 24||65|
||11||17||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 12||99||SW 14||71|
||12||18||80%||< 1mm||Nil||W 18||86||SW 20||70|
||8||17||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 6||100||SW 14||76|
Parts of Victoria have already received almost double the average rainfall this month, and some areas have recorded the wettest April in 16 years.
New Zealanders are bracing for a week of wild weather.
The skies above New South Wales farms have been filled with smoke in recent weeks as growers burn a huge load of dry stubble left over from last year's record crop yields.