People across the country will be hoping for a warmer, sunnier weekend than the last one after much of Australia’s population was lashed with rain.
It caused flash flooding on the NSW South Coast while areas in Queensland’s southwest were also hit with rain.
Capital cities also experienced showers due to a Northwest Cloudband, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
Sydney weather forecast
Sydneysiders can expect some showers leading into the weekend before it clears on Sunday.
Friday will see temperatures between 11-20 degrees with up to 10mm of rain in the late afternoon and evening.
Similar temperatures are expected across Saturday and Sunday with less rain. Saturday does have some possible thunderstorms.
The NSW South Coast, which copped the brunt of the deluge to start this week, can expect similar conditions to Sydney.
Some areas in the northern part of the state including Ballina are in for heavier showers on Saturday though with 10-15mm forecast before it clears on Sunday.
Friday: 11-20 degrees, rain 3-10mm
Saturday: 10-20, showers 0-2mm
Sunday: 10-20, partly cloudy
Canberra weather forecast
The ACT can expect light showers across the weekend with temperatures between 14-16C.
Friday, 2-15, rain 3-8mm
Saturday, 4-16, rain 1-4mm
Sunday, 2-14, showers 0-1mm
Melbourne weather forecast
Melbourne residents can expect light showers from Friday across the weekend, mostly in the afternoon.
Saturday also brings the possibility of thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening.
Orbost, in East Gippsland, and surrounding areas will have heavier showers with up to 10mm on Saturday and 15mm Sunday.
Friday: 10-17, rain developing 1-4mm
Saturday: 8-16, shower or two 2-4mm
Sunday: 8-15, shower or two 3-8mm
Brisbane weather forecast
Residents in Brisbane can expect mostly clear conditions except for on Saturday which brings afternoon and evening showers. Friday morning might bring some fog in the city’s west.
Expect highs in the mid-20s across the weekend.
Far North Queensland will be slightly toastier with Cairns just coming up short of 30C and similar conditions forecast for the Whitsundays region. No showers are expected.
Friday: 12-25, sunny
Saturday: 15-24, showers increasing 8-10mm
Sunday: 12-23, sunny
Adelaide weather forecast
Adelaide’s weekend should be similar to Melbourne’s with light showers. It will be slightly warmer than last weekend though with minimum and maximum temperatures rising by about 2-3 degrees.
Friday: 8-16, showers 1-3mm
Saturday: 8-15, shower or two 1-2mm
Sunday: 5-16, possible shower 0-0.4mm
Tasmania weather forecast
Anyone living in Hobart better be keeping their umbrella handy with heavy showers forecast for Saturday and Sunday.
Sunday could see up to 30mm of rainfall. Conditions will be slightly better in Launceston, which could get up to 15mm on the same day.
Last week, Tasmania recorded its coldest ever temperature.
Friday: 8-15, shower or two 2-6mm
Saturday: 9-13, rain 6-15mm
Sunday: 9-14, rain 10-30mm
Perth weather forecast
There could be storms headed for Perth with showers forecast for Saturday and Sunday.
Broome and Port Hedland should avoid the rain though with temperatures just below 30C for the weekend and sunny conditions.
Friday: 7-18, possible shower 0-1mm
Saturday: 9-19, showers and possible storm 10-20mm
Sunday: 10-15, showers and possible storm 15-20mm
Eastern inland parts of the country can expect more welcome rain on Friday and Saturday, as the #NorthwestCloudBand drags moisture down south. A complex low in the Bight will also bring a chance of showers & storms to the southeast. Latest forecasts: https://t.co/tq4TpAJU1M pic.twitter.com/ShYyZ0Qov5— Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (@BOM_au) August 13, 2020
Darwin weather forecast
Residents in Darwin are in for a sunny weekend with temperatures in the low 30s.
Alice Springs is in for a toastier weekend than last week with a high of 23 on Sunday before a scorching 29 on Sunday.
Friday: 21-31, mostly sunny
Saturday: 21-32, mostly sunny
Sunday: 21-31, mostly sunny
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