Australian Chart Summary
Thursday - Latest
Warm winds ahead of a trough are affecting southern QLD, VIC and NSW, with cooler conditions in its wake. A high pressure ridge is bringing settled conditions to WA. A cold front is bringing showers to southern parts of TAS. A trough is causing rain and storms in the tropics.
Friday 22:00 EDT
A trough and region of low pressure in the north will cause areas of heavy showers and storms. A large high in the south is bringing settled conditions to much of SA and VIC. Cool onshore winds will trigger showers over TAS. A low pressure trough in the east will produce storms.
Saturday 22:00 EDT
A low pressure trough in the east will cause showers and thunderstorms, mainly about the ranges. A broad region of low pressure in the north is producing areas of heavy showers and storms. Hot air is filtering into western parts of WA ahead of a low pressure trough.
Sunday 22:00 EDT
A trough in the east may produce showers and storms. Onshore winds along the QLD and NSW coast look to bring widespread showers. A trough in the north and west may bring showers and thunderstorms. A high pressure ridge over SA will lead to settled and sunny skies.
Monday 22:00 EDT
Fresh onshore winds along the eastern seaboard could trigger areas of rain, heaviest along the northern NSW coast. A low pressure trough over inland QLD and NSW may cause showers and storms. A broad region of low pressure in the north and west look to produce showers and storms.
Tuesday 22:00 EDT
Fresh onshore winds look to bring showers along the NSW and QLD coast and adjacent inland areas. Low pressure troughs over WA and central parts could cause showers and thunderstorms. A high pressure ridge will keep TAS mostly dry and settled.
The community of Borroloola has been physically split in half after heavy rainfall and flooding caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred partly collapsed a bridge.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.
Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.