Tuesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 42.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE in the middle of the day.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 30||19||SE 15||11|
||23||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 29||27||SE 19||16|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.