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Saturday

The monsoon trough is bringing heavy rain/showers & storms to the northern tropics.A trough is triggering showers/storms over the Pilbara and western WA.Another trough over the NT interior,northern SA,western QLD & NSW is also triggering showers/storms.Showers along QLD southeast

Issued Saturday 20:09 AEDT

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The monsoon trough is bringing heavy rain/showers & storms to the northern tropics.A trough is triggering showers/storms over the Pilbara and western WA.Another trough over the NT interior,northern SA,western QLD & NSW is also triggering showers/storms.Showers along QLD southeast


Sunday 22:00 EDT

The monsoon trough will generate heavy rain & storms in the tropics & gusty winds in the northwest near a low. Troughs will stall in the centre & southeast, causing showers & storms in the interior, NSW & eastern VIC. A trough in WA will generate showers and storms over the west.


Monday 22:00 EDT

The monsoon trough will generate heavy rain & storms in the tropics & strong winds in the northwest near a deepening low. A trough over the interior/southeast will trigger showers & storms over inland SA and western NSW/QLD. A front will send a cool, gusty change across VIC & TAS


Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A deep low will generate heavy rain, storms & strong winds in WA's north. The monsoon trough should weaken in the NT/QLD tropics, causing rain & storms to ease. A trough over QLD and northern NSW will trigger showers & storms.


Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A deep low will bring intense, rain, storms & winds in WA's west. The monsoon trough will bring heavy rain, storms & showers to the tropics. A trough extending over QLD will trigger showers & storms over central/southeast parts. Moist onshore winds bring showers to NSW/VIC/TAS.


Thursday 22:00 EDT

A deep low should generate intense, rain, storms & winds in WA's north. Troughs should keep the north hot & thundery & trigger scattered showers & storms in the NT, QLD, NSW & eastern VIC. A front & firm high will keep the south cool & breezy & the southeast showery.


Friday 22:00 EDT

A deep low should generate intense, rain, storms & winds in WA's north. Troughs should keep the north hot & thundery & trigger scattered showers & storms in the NT, QLD, NSW & eastern VIC. A front & firm high will keep the south cool & breezy & the southeast showery.

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The Cairns Post Synoptic charts below provide isobar, rainfall probability and wind stream direction probability for the Cairns area and across Australia. The maps show the chronological weather pattern change at 10pm each day for the next 7 days.