Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Hawker in the morning and early afternoon. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h tending SE in the late evening. Southerly sea breezes reaching 30 to 40 km/h near the coast late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.
Thursday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Friday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Flinders Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 15||42||SE 10||24|
||17||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 21||52||S 26||30|
||13||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 12||50||SSE 11||27|
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.