Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 21. Low-Moderate.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Rain heavy at times about the east coast in the morning and early afternoon. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SE 35 to 55 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the afternoon.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||26||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 5||80||N 19||66|
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.