The Illawarra is in for a week of "eventful" weather with Tuesday's high temperatures giving way to rain and potential storms for the remainder of the week.
After reaching almost 34 degrees on Tuesday, Wollongong is expected to reach just 21 degrees on Wednesday with a chance of showers.
The Bureau of Meteorology said a storm is possible on Thursday and Friday with a top of 22 degrees forecast. Temperatures are expected to remain in the low 20s for at least a week.
Wet days coming up for the coast. Tomorrow looks like it will be the wettest between the Illawarra Coast and the Central Coast (with Sydney right in the middle) ☂️. Explore the details at https://t.co/1yxAIPrpyJ ("50% chance of more than" map below). pic.twitter.com/bXtKG8VGBo— Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales (@BOM_NSW) March 12, 2019
The weather is likely to become quite eventful with the potential for severe thunderstorms from Thursday onwards said the Bureau of Meteorology's Zhi-Weng Chua.
The bureau is expecting about 35mm of rain on Thursday with 15mm on Friday and over the weekend.
Australia has just sweated through the hottest summer on record, but autumn is unlikely to offer much relief.
BOM's seasonal outlook shows the season is likely to be warmer and drier than average.
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