Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds N 35 to 50 km/h turning W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 2 to 5 mm Chance of any rain: 80% Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning SW during the day. Possible rainfall: 1 to 4 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning then a fine day. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm Chance of any rain: 70%.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 1 to 5 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||10||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 20||92||W 21||78|
||8||10||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 22||85||W 24||79|
||7||12||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 26||86||W 27||66|
||6||11||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 22||92||W 27||72|
||4||7||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 10||99||W 11||83|
||6||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 14||92||W 17||70|
||5||11||60%||< 1mm||Slight||W 25||85||W 27||61|
||6||11||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 13||100||W 19||73|
||6||11||60%||1-5mm||Nil||W 20||91||W 25||68|
||4||11||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 12||100||W 17||72|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.