Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast later this evening. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h turning SE in the afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Eucla Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 23||63||SSW 31||51|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
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.