A stormy and wet day is on the way for much of the country before the country warms up for the October long weekend.
A stormy and wet day is on the way for much of the country today before the country warms up for the October long weekend.
Onshore winds are generating a few showers over northeast NSW and southeast and northeast Queensland.
A low pressure trough will bring widespread light showers to western parts of NSW from this afternoon and evening, spreading east tomorrow, with thunderstorms possible for central northern areas of the state.
As the trough deepens on Thursday, further widespread thunderstorms are possible in the east, including Sydney.
Warm air being drawn across the state later in the week should see temperatures reach into the 30's about the west and high 20's along coastal areas for the long weekend.
A trough extending from northern Western Australia, through southwestern Northern Territory to South Australia is triggering showers and storms.
Darwin has already had its wettest September in 39 years, while still technically in the 'dry' season (May to September). The city has picked up 86.8mm of rain in September so far, while the long-term average for the month is only 15.8mm. There is a slight chance the city may pick up a few more drops of rain before the end of the month, particularly in any thunderstorms.https://twitter.com/weatherzone/status/1310472963691409408
A weak front is causing thundery showers in southwest WA.
Here's the weather across Australia on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
THE NATIONAL FORECAST
NSW and ACT
Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northeast. Fog then sunny, cool-to-cold in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Mostly sunny, warm in the northwest.
Sydney will be mostly sunny, with a low of 11C and top of 20C.
Early morning fog is a moderate-to-high chance for western and northwestern parts of the Sydney basin this morning. The highest chance will be around Penrith and Richmond although the fog should mostly clear around sunrise.
Canberra will be mostly sunny, with a low of 3C and top of 18C.
Late showers, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the southeast. Showers increasing, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Fog then sunny, cool-to-cold in the northeast.
Melbourne will be sunny after early fog, with a low of 4C and top of 21C.
There's a strong wind warning for the East Gippsland Coast.
Late showers, cool in the southeast. Showers, cool-to-mild in central. Clearing shower, mild-to-warm in the west. Isolated showers, cool-to-mild in north.
Adelaide has a late shower on the way, with a low of 13C and top of 21C.
There's a strong wind warning for the Central Coast, South Central Coast, Upper South East Coast and Lower South East Coast.
Mostly cloudy, mild in the southwest. Windy on the highlands. Fog then sunny, mild in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-cold in the north.
Hobart will be mostly sunny, with a low of 5C and top of 19C.
There's a frost warning for Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts, with with temperatures down to -1C forecast this morning.
Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the east. Mostly sunny, very warm in the west.
Brisbane will be mostly sunny, with a low of 13C and top of 24C.
There's a strong wind warning for Torres Strait, Peninsula Coast and Cooktown Coast.https://twitter.com/weatherzone/status/1310545267913965568
Clearing showers, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in the south. Sunny, warm in the northwest. Late shower, hot in the northeast.
Perth has a possible shower on the way, with a low of 12C and top of 21C.
There's a strong wind warning for Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast.
Mostly sunny, very warm in the north. Mostly sunny, very warm over the interior. Mostly cloudy, warm-to-very warm in the south.
Darwin will be mostly sunny, with a low of 25C and top of 34C.
– With Weatherzone
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/weather-forecast-australia-sydney-fog-nsw-nt-wa-thunderstorms-weatherzone/4ec90ba3-e5f5-48b4-8a9e-eaaee7d7f886