North Central Weather
North Central Forecast
Tuesday Clear. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h shifting NW in the morning then tending NW/NE in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Showers tending to rain areas in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S during the afternoon.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
North Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||25||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 6||67||NNW 13||35|
||6||25||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 10||75||NNW 14||46|
||8||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 10||56||NNW 15||25|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.