Thursday Very hot. Clear. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||31||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 24||48||ESE 23||22|
||17||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 33||52||ESE 28||22|
||21||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 31||45||E 23||19|
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.