Australian Chart Summary
Saturday - Latest
A low and trough in WA are generating flooding rain and storms over the southern interior. A low is deepening off the northern QLD coast, causing wind and rain to increase. A high in the southeast is bringing warm northerly winds across TAS and VIC.
Saturday 22:00 EDT
A low and associated trough will generate rain and strong winds to northern/central parts of WA. A monsoon trough and embedded low will generate heavy rain and gusty winds to northern QLD. Onshore winds will deliver showers and the odd storm over eastern NSW and southeast QLD.
Sunday 22:00 EDT
A monsoon trough and embedded low off the QLD coast will generate storms, gusty winds and locally torrential rain. Onshore winds may bring scattered showers to southeast QLD and northeast NSW. A low and trough will cause showers and storms over northern and central parts.
Monday 22:00 EDT
A trough in the north should generate showers and storms in the tropics. Another trough over central/eastern parts should trigger a few showers, whilst directing hot air towards the QLD and NSW coast. A trough in the west should bring showers and the odd storm to parts of WA.
Tuesday 22:00 EDT
A monsoon trough should continue to generate rain and storms across the tropics. A trough in the west may bring showers and storms to parts of WA. Another trough in central parts/in the east and onshore winds could cause showers over the NSW and QLD coast.
Wednesday 22:00 EDT
A trough in the north should continue to generate storms and showers over the tropics. A trough in the east and inland could bring showers and storms to NSW and QLD. A low and associated trough shall cause showers and the odd storm over western parts of WA.
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.
Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.