Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or gusty thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and gusty thunderstorms near the border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW in the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far west. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or a thunderstorm in the far west in the far west in the afternoon. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 29||27||ESE 20||20|
||17||33||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 25||30||SE 17||18|
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.