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Next 48 hours in Ballarat

  Weather Temp Chance of rain Cloud cover Wind Dew point Humidity
Thursday, May 24

Mostly cloudy 6°C 5% 63% icon
SW 11km/h 6°C 100%

Mostly clear 8°C 6% 49% icon
SW 15km/h 8°C 100%

Mostly cloudy 11°C 5% 52% icon
SSW 19km/h 9°C 83%

Mostly cloudy 13°C 5% 52% icon
SSW 18km/h 9°C 76%

Mostly clear 10°C 5% 45% icon
SSW 12km/h 8°C 88%

Mostly clear 8°C 5% 38% icon
SSW 11km/h 9°C 100%
Friday, May 25

Mostly cloudy 8°C 7% 51% icon
S 10km/h 8°C 100%

Mostly cloudy 7°C 6% 54% icon
S 11km/h 7°C 100%

Mostly clear 6°C 5% 49% icon
SSE 10km/h 6°C 100%

Mostly clear 7°C 5% 43% icon
SE 11km/h 7°C 100%

Clear 12°C 5% 10% icon
ESE 12km/h 8°C 75%

Clear 15°C 5% 2% icon
E 11km/h 8°C 63%

Clear 10°C 5% 2% icon
ENE 10km/h 7°C 82%

Clear 6°C 5% 2% icon
ENE 10km/h 6°C 98%
Saturday, May 26

Clear 6°C 5% 4% icon
NE 11km/h 6°C 98%

Clear 5°C 5% 2% icon
NE 14km/h 5°C 98%
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How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.