Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Sunday

A monsoon trough and tropical low over the northern tropics is triggering rain, storms and strong winds. Troughs over parts of QLD, northern NSW and WA are generating showers and storms. Onshore winds are directing showers over eastern NSW.

Issued Sunday 05:24 EDT
  • Cold Winds
  • Mild Winds
  • Warm Winds
  • Hot Winds
  • High Pressure System
  • Low Pressure System
  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Jetstream
  • Rain (mm)
  • (Only shown on day 1-7)
  • Low Pressure Trough
  • Cold Front
  • Warm Front
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Weather News

Queensland's first cyclone of the season predicted to form in the Gulf

16:52 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says it expects Queensland's first cyclone this season will form by Sunday afternoon in the Gulf of Carpentaria, near the Northern Territory-Queensland border.

A bit of rain on the way for a dry Perth

14:22 EDT

After a very dry couple of months, Perth is finally getting a run of wet days, albeit nothing too heavy.

'Rain guilt': When outback rain becomes a touchy subject to discuss with your neighbours

10:11 EDT

"Did you get any rain? How much did you get? Much rain up your way?" These questions are part of any conversation in rural Australia.