Rain to return for the weekend as cold fronts hit multiple states

Showers will return for the weekend in the nation’s south-east, while another state is set to shiver through multiple cold snaps.

That’s the latest forecast from the Bureau of Meterology (BoM) as a series of troughs cause havoc across multiple states.

The BoM said NSW is instore for a wet weekend, thanks to a cold front and trough.

Rain will return for the weekend in NSW, thanks to a cold front and a trough. (Janie Barrett)
Inland parts of NSW could be hit by a thunderstorm today, with showers also predicted.
Inland parts of NSW could be hit by a thunderstorm today, with showers also predicted. (BoM)

Modelling shows the heaviest falls in NSW will occur on Saturday.

“Light showers and a thunderstorm” are also forecast for inland parts of the state today.

The weather system will also bring rain to large parts of Victoria, northern South Australia and parts of the Northern Territory.

The forecast comes after parts of Queensland were hit with its heaviest rainfall in decades, transforming the outback.

Toolakea recorded a massive 352mm of rain and over 100mm fell around Longreach.

Ms Sloan said it was "unreal" to watch so much water pour into the parched outback.
Water has poured into the parched outback. These scenes were captured near Winton, ‘the Dinosaur Capital of Australia’ in western Queensland. (Trish Sloan)

Rain also fell over parts of northern South Australia, with the heaviest rainfall total recorded in Woomera, which saw 68.8 mm fall in 24 hours.

More rain will fall later in the week.

‘While rain is clearing from SA on Tuesday, some roads will remain closed for days and possibly weeks, with another front likely to deliver more rain on Friday and Saturday,” Weatherzone said.

Forecast accumulated rain on Friday (top) and Saturday (bottom) according to the ECMWF model.
Forecast accumulated rain on Friday (top) and Saturday (bottom) according to the ECMWF model. (Weatherzone)
An employee at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum near Winton in outback Queensland has captured incredible scenes from the air as a deluge unleashes on the state.

Incredible scenes captured in outback Queensland

Multiple cold fronts to sweep through WA

Meanwhile, temperatures will plummet in southwestern WA over the next few days as a cool airmass sweeps across the region.

The first cold front will hit today, before another two fronts sweep through on Wednesday and Thursday.

The first cold front will move through the southwest of WA. It will be followed by another two fronts on Wednesday and Thursday.
The first cold front will move through the southwest of WA. It will be followed by another two fronts on Wednesday and Thursday. (Weatherzone)

Perth’s temperature is expected to reach just 19-20C on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

“(This) is about 5 to 6C below average for mid-autumn,” Weatherzone said.

“The last time Perth stayed below 21ÂșC for three consecutive days this early in the year was 14 years ago.”

Let’s take a look at what the weather is doing across the nation’s capital cities today.

A “shower or two” is forecast for Brisbane today, which will reach a top temperature of 26C.

Rain is most likely in the late morning and afternoon, with 1- 4 mm predicted to fall,

Rain will also fall on Sydney today as the mercury climbs to a maximum of 23C.

The wet weather is expected to hit from late morning. Totals between 5 to 10mm are forecast.

It will be a cloudy day in Melbourne, with temperatures set to reach 22C.

Umbrellas will be needed in the nation’s capital today, with “increasing showers” pouring down on the city.

The wet weather will hit from the late afternoon and evening.

Between 3 to 6 mm of rain is forecast.

The mercury will reach a maximum temperature of 19C.

It will be a partly cloudy, 20C day in Hobart.

There’s a medium chance of showers this evening.

It will be a partly cloudy day in Adelaide, with the mercury tipped to reach 23C.

The mercury will soar to 33C in Darwin today.

Showers and a possible thunderstorm could hit from the late morning and afternoon.

Perth is instore for a rainy day. with 6 to 15 mm expected to fall.

The wet weather will become less likely late this afternoon and evening.

The mercury will reach 21C.

Reference-www.9news.com.au

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