Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s. High.
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 14||47||SSW 10||14|
||17||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 17||53||SW 12||16|
||17||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 15||51||S 11||14|
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.
A once-in-100-year rain event has pummelled Townsville in north Queensland, causing flash flooding that caught some motorists off-guard.