Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds S 20 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s. High.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/NE during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending NE during the afternoon.
Mallee Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||29||40%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 6||70||W 10||36|
||14||31||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 6||61||W 10||33|
||16||32||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 7||55||NW 11||24|
||15||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 6||64||NW 9||30|
||13||32||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 9||62||WNW 14||21|
||16||32||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 7||63||NW 10||22|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.