Southern Coastal Weather
Southern Coastal Forecast
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 41.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near the coast during the morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Southern Coastal Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||23||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||75||SE 25||64|
||19||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 4||39||SE 23||39|
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.