Australian Chart Summary
Saturday - Latest
A series of low pressure systems and troughs are triggering thunderstorms over tropical QLD, the upper NT and northern WA. A trough and onshore winds over eastern NSW are generating rain and the odd thunderstorm. A trough is dragging a hot airmass over western parts of WA.
Sunday 22:00 EDT
A trough combining with onshore winds over eastern NSW and QLD will produce heavy rain and thunderstorms. 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. Heat will build in SA and VIC.
Wednesday 22:00 EDT
Onshore winds will direct coastal showers and isolated storms across the eastern seaboard and adjacent inland areas. A pair of low pressure troughs over western and central parts will trigger scattered showers and storms. Warm, moist winds will bring showers to TAS.
Thursday 22:00 EDT
A monsoon trough will generate thunderstorms over the tropics, whilst other troughs drag hot airmasses over southern WA, SA and VIC. Onshore winds combining with a trough will deliver showers and thunderstorms to eastern QLD and northeast NSW.
If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.
Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.
Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.