Monday Clear. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Hot. Partly cloudy in the south but sunny over northern parts. Winds N and light increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then shifting S/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Cloudy periods. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the south during the morning, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the morning. Light winds becoming SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending S 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Wimmera Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||37||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 9||40||WNW 19||21|
||15||40||60%||< 1mm||Nil||N 15||34||WNW 28||11|
||16||40||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 15||29||WNW 27||10|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.