Thunderstorm and Heatwave Outlook

G’day everyone Thunderstorms While thunderstorms are still possible at this stage. A lot of it is still dependent on how fast the weak southerly change moves through.  Brisbane and the Gold Coast may see some thunderstorms at this stage however activity is more likely from the Sunshine Coast north the to Rockhampton. At rhw moment we have a surface trough which extends from the far […]


Thunderstorms look likely to return for the weekend.

G’day everyone. We are looking at for the rest of the week fine conditions as a dry air mass takes control.  From Thursday thanks to a moist onshore seabreeze possible thunderstorms and showers are likely north of Rockhampton. For us further south we will have to wait until Saturday when the air mass becomes more moist and the moisture moves further inland. This is when […]


Afternoon Thunderstorms

It has been a very warm day indeed thanks to a warm air mass. Some isolated high-based showers and thunderstorms with very little or no rainfall have developed about the near coastal ranges just over the broader and close to Gympie.  These systems have little to no rain due to the dryer atmosphere as well as very fast-moving. So with these two factors in play […]

Breaking Whether

Tropical Outlook

  G’day everyone After the driest start to the wet season in 27 years for Darwin, A weak monsoon trough has developed and looks to arrive in the next three days. So far this wet season, Darwin Airport has recorded 439mm of rain in the gauge from October 1st until 9 am January 20th. On average during this period, Darwin sees 719mm, making it the […]


Northern Australia Monsoon Burst is on its way.

  G’day everyone Northern Australia is still waiting for the monsoon onset. The Australian monsoon has not yet arrived for the 2018-19 season. A weak trough north of Australia is likely to persist through the coming week. If the trough moves south over northern Australia in the coming days, it will likely bring showers and possibly storms. The trough is not expected to deepen significantly […]


Climate Outlook

  G’day everyone The February to April 2019 climate outlook, indicates a drier than median three months is likely for most of Western Australia, western parts of the Northern Territory and South Australia, and much of eastern mainland Australia. The rest of the country shows no strong push towards a wetter or drier than a median season. Warmer than median days and nights are likely […]


Todays Weather

  G’day everyone We have a broad region of low pressure extending across the north and west is leading to showers and thunderstorms. As a result of the broader region of low pressure typical isolated thunderstorm activity continues over tropical northern parts of the country. There are particularly active areas over the Gulf of Carpentaria and Western Australia’s Kimberley region.   Patchy cloud extends over […]

Tropical Low

Tropical Low formation likely in the Timor Sea.

  G’day everyone We are likely to see a weak tropical low (11U) develop near the northwestern Top End sometime tomorrow or Monday, before moving west into the Timor Sea and potentially starting to strengthen.   The tropical low is then expected to continue moving west, first through the Timor Sea, and then into the Indian Ocean. The tropical low (11U) is likely to develop […]


Latest Weather Update

  G’day everyone We have a deep trough over northern Queensland which is bringing areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Cloud associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Penny is near the Queensland North tropical coast. The outflow from this system is streaming southeastwards over Fraser Island. While troughs over New South Wales and northeastern Victoria are producing showers and some severe thunderstorms. Theses troughs area generating low […]


Weather Update

G’day everyone Cloud associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Penny is now northwest of Townsville. The outflow from this system is streaming southeastwards. A line of convective cloud stretches over much of far north Queensland and from western Queensland though northeast New South Wales is along a surface pressure trough. A middle to high-level disturbance is responsible for an area of cloud, and thunderstorm activity over the […]