Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers in the northeast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE in the morning then tending SE/SW in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 37.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the northeast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the north. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible in the north. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||32||90%||5-10mm||Nil||N 19||72||N 18||57|
||24||28||90%||20-40mm||Nil||E 11||86||ESE 14||76|
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.
The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.