Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the east. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm inland, most likely in the afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||32||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 31||61||W 31||51|
||18||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 30||42||SW 28||24|
||26||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 22||48||WNW 29||44|
||28||44||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 12||33||NNW 8||20|
||24||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 20||36||WNW 27||37|
||25||40||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 14||35||W 16||23|
||24||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 26||40||W 31||37|
||24||40||50%||< 1mm||Nil||S 16||35||SW 16||20|
||25||39||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 17||46||NW 29||42|
||26||42||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 18||33||NW 30||26|
||28||41||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 19||34||N 14||21|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.