Australian Chart Summary
Friday - Latest
A broad low pressure trough over northern WA and the NT is producing isolated showers and thunderstorms. A trough over southern WA is producing a few showers and the odd storm. Moist southerlies are directing showers into eastern VIC and southern TAS.
Saturday 22:00 EST
A trough over eastern QLD will deepen, generating rain and isolated thunderstorms. A low and front will bring showers to VIC and TAS, mainly in the south. A trough and front over WA will generate showers and a few thunderstorms. A ridge will keep central Australia mostly clear.
Sunday 22:00 EST
A trough is likely to cause showers and storms in QLD, clearing in the evening. A low off the southeast coast is expected to generate gusty showers in eastern VIC and coastal NSW. A trough will bring warmth, showers and storms to eastern WA and western SA.
Monday 22:00 EST
A trough over WA and SA should start to deepen, bringing rain areas and isolated thunderstorms. A front crossing southern WA will bring showers. A ridge in the east will bring generally sunny weather, whilst moist southerlies bring the odd shower to coastal NSW and East Gippsland
Tuesday 22:00 EST
A deepening cutoff low and trough will produce rain and isolated storms through SA. Moist southerlies behind the system will bring showers to southern WA and western SA. Ridges of high pressure will keep the east and west of the nation mostly clear.
Wednesday 22:00 EST
The cutoff low will deepen, producing areas of rain as well as showers and thunderstorms across southeastern and parts of eastern Australia. A high will strengthen in its wake, bringing increasingly clear skies to western and central Australia.
Residents are returning to their properties on the New South Wales south coast, with the threat to life and property now passed following days of heavy downpours that led to significant flooding.
Every year, as clouds disappear from the sky and front lawns turn brown, tropical frogs seek solace in a cool and wet place.