Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog about the nearby hills in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of hail and thunder about the southeast suburbs. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Morning fog about the nearby hills. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast suburbs in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely later in the day. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h later.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||14||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||71||NNE 10||64|
||8||13||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||73||NNE 9||68|
||8||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||66||NNE 20||54|
||6||14||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 13||75||NNE 15||61|
||3||10||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNE 3||76||N 3||72|
||7||15||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 5||67||N 8||53|
||7||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||66||N 21||51|
||7||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 7||74||N 11||55|
||7||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||70||NNE 16||56|
||6||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 4||74||N 11||59|
A moisture laden southerly flow directed by an East Coast Low interacted with an upper cold pool over parts of Victoria yesterday producing persistent and heavy showers.
Canberrans have endured a much harsher winter than any in the past decade.
Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill says he may review a recent ban on importing Australian fruit and vegetables into the country.