Tuesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 40.
Wednesday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near the south coast in the morning. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||51||SSE 21||28|
||12||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||58||SE 14||27|
||13||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||54||SSE 29||41|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
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.