Australian Chart Summary

Monday - Latest

A deepening monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of rain and storms. Another trough in the west is bringing showers and storms to WA. A trough in the east is causing a few showers and storms over southern SA, VIC and NSW.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A trough in the north will continue to produce heavy showers and storms across tropical parts of QLD and the NT. A very slow moving trough in the southeast will trigger showers and storms for eastern VIC and southeast NSW. A trough in the west will also bring showers and storms.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure should remain in the north, producing heavy showers and storms. A trough in the west also may cause storms across inland parts of WA. A trough in the east should bring showers and storms to NSW, mainly about the coast and ranges, with hot winds.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad trough and low will linger over VIC and NSW, triggering thundery showers. Persistent northerly winds will bring a hot day to NSW, will onshore winds cool QLD in the afternoon. The monsoon trough should dip from NT into QLD, bringing heavy storms and rain.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

Hot northerlies should persist over NSW and into VIC. A trough in the southeast should trigger storms and showers as well. In WA, a low and trough will cause thundery showers, as hot winds filer in from the east. The monsoon trough should bring more rain and storms the tropics.

Friday 22:00 EDT

Hot winds should increase over SA and VIC, while seabreezes keep the eastern seaboard a little milder. Troughs over WA, VIC, NSW and the tropics should lead to showers and storms, heaviest in NT and QLD. TAS should stay dry and warm under a high pressure ridge.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A low trough across the north should lead to heavy rain and storms across tropical NT and QLD. Another trough in the west may bring showers and storms across western parts of WA. A lingering trough in the southeast could cause showers and the odd storm over NSW and northern VIC.

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