Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 18||39||NNE 14||17|
||18||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 23||38||ESE 14||19|
||20||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||29||E 14||16|
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.