Wednesday, December 2

Strong storms are forecast to break the heat wave


A deepening low will generate showers and thunderstorms in South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales, putting an end to days of extreme heat.

A trough will produce rains and storms in northern South Australia and Western Australia, while overland winds will direct coastal rains in central and northern Queensland.

The high pressure will keep the southwest of Western Australia mostly clear.

Here’s your state-by-state forecast for Sunday, November 22, 2020:

Slight to medium chance of rain on the east coast north of Mackay.

Mostly sunny elsewhere and above-average temperatures in the southwest and southern interior.

Light to moderate winds from the east to the northeast, which tend to be cool at times over the northern, central and western districts.

Fire danger will be very high for the Peninsula, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and the Granite Belt.

A rain or two and the possibility of a thunderstorm, most likely in the afternoon and evening, and mainly in the south.

Mostly dry and partly cloudy in the north. Hot with above-average daytime temperatures, especially in the inland districts.

Winds from the northwest towards the interior, cool at times. Fresh northeast sea breezes along the coast. A change to the southwest that enters the extreme southwest later.

Fire hazard will be very high for the Northwest and North Coast fire areas.

Spotty early fog in Gippsland. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Southwest extending throughout the day with showers increasing overnight.

Possibly severe thunderstorms in the afternoon in the north and east. Mild in the south, warm to warm in the north.

Light winds with a moderate trend from the northwest over the north during the day.

The fire hazard will be moderate to high, reaching very high in the Mallee.

Showers, subsiding then clearing mostly overnight.

Winds from the east to the northeast turning from the south in the afternoon and at night.

The possibility of gusty rains and thunderstorms apart from in the northeast, most likely in the central and eastern parts of the agricultural area, the Pastoral del Noroeste and the extreme south of the Pastoral del Noreste.

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Warm near the south and west coasts that are classified in the warm interior and very hot in the northeast.

Moderate to cool winds from the northeast to the northwest ahead of a cooler southwest to change to the south in the west extending eastward, reaching parts of the state in the late afternoon or early evening.

Showers and thunderstorms over Kimberley, eastern Pilbara, extreme northeast Gascoyne and Interior.

Possible showers and thunderstorms over Eucla and the eastern tip of Goldfields in the morning.

Mostly sunny in the Simpson districts of Barkly and Northeast. Slight to medium chance of rain and storms elsewhere. Very hot south of Elliott.

Light to moderate winds from north to northeast, trending southeast to southwest over southwest Lasseter district, extending through Lasseter district and into Tanami district overnight. Fresh and gusty winds during the morning in the districts of Lasseter, southeast of Tanami and southwest of Simpson.

Fire Hazard: High in Simpson, Lasseter, South Tanami, and Southeast Gregory Districts.

– Reported with Weatherzone and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.


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