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Millions brace for a WEEK of wild weather – here is the forecast in your town

Millions brace for a WEEK of wild weather as seven-day rain bomb batters Australia’s east coast – here’s the forecast in your area

  • Australians are in for soggy week with grey skies and rain set to stick around   
  • Most New South Wales residents woke up to blanket cloud cover on Saturday  
  • Victoria will also be in for showers and overcast skies for much of third lockdown 

The majority of Australians will be in for a soggy start to the week with heavy rain set for large swathes of the country and overcast skies for much of the week. 

Sydney residents woke up to grey morning on Saturday with thick cloud cover over the city and the wet weather expected to remain until at least Thursday. 

Victorian residents are also in for a gloomy few days with cloudy skies and showers to remain throughout most of Melbourne’s snap five-day coronavirus lockdown. 

 

Sydneysiders are set to cop a drenching with the wet weather expected to stick around for the start of the week 

Sydney on Saturday morning

Black clouds loomed over Sydney on Saturday

Sydneysiders woke up to grey skies and sheeting rain on Saturday morning (pictured) 

The situation could improve by Wednesday, however, with partly sunny skies set to return as lockdown eases for the city’s nearly five million residents. 

The rest of Australia also looks set to cop a drenching with clouds, showers and storms sweeping across the nation, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. 

Holiday plans for many Australians look to be in tatters as, along with the wet weather, many states slam their borders shut to Victoria in response to an outbreak of coronavirus at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, which sits at 14 cases as of Saturday.  

Sydneysiders will be in for heavy rain for Saturday with showers sticking around for much of the week (file image)

Sydneysiders will be in for heavy rain for Saturday with showers sticking around for much of the week (file image) 

Much of eastern New South Wales was has been hit with heavy rain as blanket cloud cover moves across the state, the Bureau of Meteorology warned of thunderstorms on Saturday

Much of eastern New South Wales was has been hit with heavy rain as blanket cloud cover moves across the state, the Bureau of Meteorology warned of thunderstorms on Saturday 

Sydneysiders are in for a cold, wet week with clouds and rain set in for day on Saturday and temperatures not exceeding 25C for the next few days. 

The wet weather is also set to stick around with Sunday being overcast and showers predicted for Monday and Tuesday. 

South-east Queensland will also be in for an overcast start to the week with showers and cloud cover expected until at least Tuesday. 

Temperatures for the Sunshine State will be slightly warmer, however, with minimums in the low twenties and the mercury expected to reach 30C on Monday. 

South Australia will see slightly warmer days, with Adelaide reaching 33C on Tuesday. 

Some areas of NSW have already received a drenching with more than 45mm of rain in the previous 24 hours to Saturday

Some areas of NSW have already received a drenching with more than 45mm of rain in the previous 24 hours to Saturday 

Large swathes of the country will get a soaking in the next few days with cloud cover set in (pictured, flooding from a Sydney storm)

Large swathes of the country will get a soaking in the next few days with cloud cover set in (pictured, flooding from a Sydney storm)

Though overnight temperatures on Saturday and Sunday will be very fresh dropping to below 14C. 

Tasmania will be even colder with the mercury plunging to 11C  overnight on Sunday in Hobart. 

Maximums will hover around 21C for the week with overcast weather and showers likely.  

Victoria will be in for an overcast week with mild temperatures.

The minimum temperatures for the start of the week will hover around 14C while maximums won’t exceed 30C. 

While the weather might provide excellent conditions for international tennis players at the Australian Open, unfortunately fans won’t be able to attend due to lockdowns. 

Over on the west coast of the country where WA has just introduced a hard lockdown for Victoria, temperatures will be warmer. 

Saturday, unlike the rest of the country will be warm and sunny with a maximum temperature of 34C. 

Clouds and possible storms may follow early in the week with hot days on Monday and Tuesday reaching 36C. 

The rain should ease by Thursday for much of the south of the country while the west season is in full swing in the north

The rain should ease by Thursday for much of the south of the country while the west season is in full swing in the north 

The Australian Capital Territory will be in for a particularly chilly week, as MPS race back to Canberra, with overnight temperatures sitting at an icy 11C. 

While showers on Saturday will ease, cloud cover will stick around for the majority of the week.  

In the Northern Territory, the wet season is in full swing with humid weather and warm temperatures between 24C and 31C for the week. 

Afternoon storms are also expected on most days. 

WEATHER FORECAST IN YOUR CITY

SYDNEY 

Saturday: rain, max 25

Sunday: cloudy, min 19 max 25 

Monday: showers, min 19 max 25

Tuesday:  showers, min 19 max 25

BRISBANE 

Saturday:  cloudy, max 33 

Sunday: showers, min 23 max 27

Monday: cloudy, min 20 max 30

Tuesday: showers min 20 max 28

ADELAIDE  

Saturday: cloudy, max 24

Sunday: mostly sunny min 13 max 26

Monday: sunny, min 14 max 30

Tuesday: mostly sunny, min 18 max 33

HOBART  

Saturday:  cloudy, max 21

Sunday:  mostly sunny, min 11 max 23

Monday:  showers, min 14 max 21

Tuesday: cloudy, min 14 max 22

MELBOURNE 

Saturday: showers, max 21 

Sunday: cloudy, min 13 max 22

Monday: cloudy, min 14 max 26

Tuesday: mostly sunny, min 16 max 29

PERTH  

Saturday: sunny, max 34 

Sunday: cloudy, min 22 max 35

Monday: likely storm min 22 max 36

Tuesday: mostly sunny, min 23 max 36

CANBERRA 

Saturday: showers, max 26 

Sunday: cloudy, min 11 max 25

Monday: cloudy, min 12 max 23

Tuesday: cloudy, min 11 max 24

DARWIN 

Saturday: likely storm, max 32 

Sunday:  likely storm, min 24 max 31 

Monday: likely storm, min 24 max 31

Tuesday: likely storm, min 24 max 31

 

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