Thursday Becoming cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or rain developing late this afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms likely late this afternoon and evening. Showers and thunderstorms heavy at times later this evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Friday Medium (60%) chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.
Saturday Sunny. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds.
Riverland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||36||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 16||35||ENE 15||19|
||18||37||90%||5-10mm||Nil||E 17||35||ENE 16||18|
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
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 effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.