Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the south coast. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 2||82||WNW 7||61|
||7||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 1||89||W 3||56|
||13||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 3||85||NW 13||62|
A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...