Australian Chart Summary

Tuesday - Latest

A deep trough stretching from the interior to the southeast is generating heavy showers and storms over the lower NT, SA and NSW, some severe, with hot winds ahead of it. A cold front is bringing showers and strong winds to VIC and TAS. A monsoon trough is triggering storms.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

An active monsoon trough will maintain thundery showers over the tropics. A trough extending from the NT to NSW will trigger heavy rain and thunderstorms. A trough in the west will drag in hot air, while a high pressure system will keep southern WA, SA and VIC mostly dry.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

The monsoon trough will continue to deliver thundery showers across the tropics, while a low deepens over the Kimberley. A trough over southern QLD and northeastern NSW will trigger thunderstorms. A trough will drag a hot airmass over southwestern WA.

Friday 22:00 EDT

An active monsoon trough and developing low shall bring heavy rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds to the tropics. A broad trough will filter hot conditions over the southeast, whilst triggering storms over NSW and QLD. A high should keep SA and southern WA dry.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

An active monsoon trough and developing low will direct showers to the Kiberley, NT's Top End and tropical QLD. A low will deepen off the WA coast increasing wind and storm activity. Troughs over the southeast and southwest will draw in hot air and trigger storms.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A tropical low off northwestern WA is likely to generate damaging winds and flooding rain. An associated monsoon trough will trigger thundery showers across the tropics. Troughs will also bring the chance of storms to southern WA, the NT, QLD and NSW.

Monday 22:00 EDT

Troughs associated with a low moving off the WA coast will generate heavy showers and storms over northern and southern WA. The monsoon trough will trigger tropical storms. Hot winds ahead of a trough will bring heat to SA and VIC. A cold front will bring brisk showers to TAS.

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