Tuesday Clear. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far northeast in the afternoon and early evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far northeast. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending SE/SW during the evening.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 24||34||SSW 32||40|
||22||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 29||24||ESE 14||10|
||19||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 33||26||E 15||12|
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.