Australian Chart Summary
Friday - Latest
A deep low pressure system is generating showers, destructive winds and isolated storms over SA, with rain and the odd storm over VIC, NSW and TAS; a low pressure trough extending north from this low is also producing showers and storms over coastal QLD and the NT.
Friday 22:00 EST
A low will generate strong winds and cool showers over southern NSW, VIC, TAS and southern parts of SA. A lingering trough over the NT and QLD will trigger showers and storms, whilst a trough in northwest WA will cause rain. A front reaching southwest WA will deliver showers.
Saturday 22:00 EST
A weakening low will allow winds and showers to ease in TAS. A pair of troughs in the tropics will produce showers and storms in the Kimberley, the NT and QLD. A cold front will trigger showers over southwestern WA. A ridge in the east will produce mostly sunny skies in NSW.
Sunday 22:00 EDT
A strong cold front and trough will produce areas of rain and thunderstorms across the WA Kimberley, the NT, SA, VIC, TAS and western parts of NSW and QLD. Some storms will be severe. Moist and cool southwesterlies behind the front will deliver showers to southern WA and SA.
Monday 22:00 EDT
A strong front and a low pressure trough will move into the east, bringing a band of rain and isolated thunderstorms to NSW, QLD, the NT and WA Kimberley. Moist westerlies behind the front will bring showers to southern SA, VIC and TAS. A high will clear central Australia.
Tuesday 22:00 EDT
A lingering low pressure trough across the WA Kimberley, NT Top End and northeastern QLD is likely to produce showers and storms. A front crossing the southeast is likely to deliver cold air and showers. A high should keep the remainder of the nation mostly sunny and dry.
Holiday-makers were evacuated from their cabins and caravans in the middle of the night at a Barossa Valley caravan park after a nearby river broke its banks.