Tuesday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting S 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 32.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Thursday Sunny. Very hot inland. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE during the morning then tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the south coast. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||50||SW 16||39|
||13||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 13||53||S 5||21|
||13||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||61||S 20||42|
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.
As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.