Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm and possible heavy falls in the east. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 28.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S/SE during the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||46||WNW 13||25|
||20||39||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 13||47||W 8||25|
||22||39||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 14||45||WNW 10||21|
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.
A Queensland beekeeper says special hives are helping to keep his bees cool as temperatures soar across the state.