Some parts of NSW are in for a drenching while South Australia has issued a “code blue” ahead of a temperature drop.
Here is the national weather outlook for Australia’s capital cities ahead of the weekend.
Sydney weather forecast
Some parts of NSW including Sydney could receive up to 100mm of rain from Friday through to Monday.
Areas north of Sydney from the Central Coast to Northern NSW won’t receive as much rain but could get up to 20mm on Friday as showers ease for the weekend.
Friday: 9-16 degrees, rain 20-30mm
Saturday: 10-18, showers 8-30mm
Sunday: 9-18, showers 15-30mm
Canberra weather forecast
The ACT won’t be spared the wet either and is in for some chilly days. A minimum temperature of -1 degree is forecast for Friday.
Friday, -1 to 10, rain 25-35mm
Saturday, 4-11, rain 20-30mm
Sunday, 3-11, showers 6-20mm
Good news for WA who have seen some very welcome rainfall in the last 48 hrs👏—the low will move east this week delivering variable rainfall across the nation. View your local observations here: https://t.co/EQEEZGB7qP #rain #winter pic.twitter.com/U9RO3XTJps— Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (@BOM_au) August 4, 2020
Melbourne weather forecast
Victoria should have some showers on Friday with a little rain during another locked-down weekend.
Melburnians can expect light winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning on Friday and Saturday.
Friday: 5-13, rain developing 5-10mm
Saturday: 9-15, shower or two 2-6mm
Sunday: 9-14, shower or two 0-1mm
Brisbane weather forecast
Brisbane is in for heavy rain on Friday with mostly warm temperatures with highs in the low 20s throughout the weekend as showers ease.
Parts of the southwest of the state, including St George and Goondiwindi are due for slightly more rain though with about 20-25mm on Friday before it clears.
The Whitsundays is also in for a wet Friday with Bowen in for a possible 35mm.
Friday: 14-24, showers 8-15mm
Saturday: 15-25, partly cloudy
Sunday: 13-23, mostly sunny
Adelaide weather forecast
The South Australian government issued a “code blue” active from Wednesday to Friday for some parts of the state including Murray Bridge, Mt Gambier, The Riverland, Kadina, Clare and Port Pirie.
Adelaide itself should have slightly warmer temperatures though with light showers.
Friday: 5-10, showers 2-6mm
Saturday: 4-13, showers 1-3mm
Sunday: 7-16, mostly sunny
Tasmania weather forecast
It’s due for cold temperatures through to the weekend too with lows of about -2 to zero and highs of about 11.
Expect slightly warmer temperatures in Hobart though with lows at around 4-5.
Friday: 4-12, shower or two 0-1mm
Saturday: 4-12, cloudy
Sunday: 4-12, partly cloudy
Perth weather forecast
Perth had its coldest day in 15 years on Monday when it reached just above 12.
It will be warmer for the weekend though, with Perth’s maximum temperature to rise by more than five degrees by Friday.
Sunday will be a wet one though.
Friday: 5-18, partly cloudy
Saturday: 7- 21, mostly sunny
Sunday: 12-18, showers 15-25mm
Darwin weather forecast
Residents in Darwin are in for temperatures in the low 30s.
It’s a different story for their southern neighbours though with Alice Springs in for highs of about 18 through the weekend.
Friday: 19-31, sunny
Saturday: 18-32, mostly sunny
Sunday: 19-31, sunny
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