Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Thursday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the afternoon. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Very hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far north in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy and hot. Medium (60%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||40||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 18||37||ENE 16||17|
||27||40||80%||1-5mm||Nil||E 17||46||ENE 17||34|
||28||41||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 19||41||ENE 20||27|
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.