Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the south coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.
Friday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower developing near the south coast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||45||S 14||37|
||9||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 15||52||SE 6||22|
||10||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 16||52||SSE 20||39|
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.