Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the north, most likely this afternoon. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the afternoon. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 21||44||ENE 23||27|
||25||37||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 18||53||ENE 20||34|
Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River
A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.