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Sydney is being warned to prepare for another severe thunderstorm, while other parts of the country brace for the fallout from former Tropical Cyclone Lincoln.
The city was hit by a flurry of severe storms on Monday, bringing heavy rain and more than 75,000 lightning strikes.
Four people were rushed to hospital after lightning struck the tree they were taking shelter under at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
A series of storms approached Sydney from the east on Monday shortly before noon.
Weatherzone’s Total Lightning Network detected around 75,000 lightning strikes within a 100km radius of Sydney’s CBD between 11am and 2pm AEDT on Monday.
Sydneysiders are in for a pleasant Tuesday, with high temperatures of 26C.
The day will remain mostly cloudy, with up to 30mm of rain forecast to fall across the city.
Sydney residents are being warned to prepare for another severe thunderstorm after the city was hit by heavy rain on Monday (pictured).
In the photo, floods in Alexandria on Tuesday
Weatherzone meteorologist Yoska Hernandez told Daily Australia there is a heavy rain warning for Sydney for Tuesday afternoon.
Hernandaz said at least 20mm of rain had already fallen in Sydney today, with 30 to 40mm expected to accumulate in some areas along the coast.
A total of 30 to 40mm is expected in western parts of Sydney, with isolated pockets reaching 50mm as the storm progresses.
Hernandez said Sydney will see “less intense rain” on Wednesday morning and afternoon, with between 10 and 15mm of rain expected to fall.
For Thursday, Sydney is forecast to be drier with cloudiness and a chance of morning fog.
However, the possibility of thunderstorms in western Sydney is still in play for Thursday afternoon.
Hernandez explained that wet weather is expected to return on Friday as a “major rain event” develops in New South Wales.
“We may see more significant storm events, possibly scattered or widespread, affecting eastern New South Wales, Canberra and Sydney on Friday,” he said.
Meanwhile, a severe weather warning has been issued for people in northern Western Australia and the Northern Territory as former Tropical Cyclone Lincoln wreaks havoc.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued the warning for parts of Gregory, Tanami and Kimberly districts, and the system will bring heavy rain and flash flooding.
The Gregory and Tanami districts are likely to see some respite Tuesday night, but severe weather could continue into Wednesday in the Kimberly district.
“Former Tropical Cyclone Lincoln is moving slowly westwards across the Kimberley, causing heavy rainfall in areas close to its path,” the Bureau said.
“It is forecast to reach waters west of the Kimberley and north of the Pilbara from Wednesday, and there is a high risk of it becoming a tropical cyclone from Thursday.”
There is a possibility that it could become a severe tropical cyclone.
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Sydney is in for a warm Tuesday with a high of 26C.
There is a possibility of a severe thunderstorm, most likely during the late morning and early afternoon, with up to 30mm of rain forecast to fall.
Wednesday and Thursday will be hot for Sydneysiders, with temperatures reaching 27C and 32C respectively.
Between 1mm and 2mm of rain is expected to fall on Wednesday and Thursday before increasing on Friday.
Friday will be hot and humid, with temperatures rising to 34C and up to 15mm of rain.
Melbourne residents are expected to be in sweltering heat, with temperatures reaching 29C, 33C and 35C on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Thursday will be windy, cool changes and one or two possible showers, with the possibility of a possible thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Rain is forecast for Friday and temperatures are expected to drop to 20C.
Rain is expected to taper off over the weekend with cloudy weather and temperatures in the 20s.
Brisbane is expected to have a very pleasant week, with rain forecast from Tuesday to Saturday and temperatures remaining in the 30s.
A chance of a storm is also forecast for every day of the week until Saturday.
The heaviest rain is forecast for Saturday, with up to 20mm before tapering to 1mm on Sunday.
A line of storms approached Sydney from the east on Monday shortly before noon.
Weatherzone’s Total Lightning Network detected around 75,000 lightning strikes within a 100km radius of Sydney’s CBD between 11am and 2pm AEDT on Monday
Hobart residents are bracing for a warm midweek, with temperatures reaching 29C, 33C on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
Friday will bring showers and a cool change, with the mercury dropping to 20C and up to 1mm of rain expected to fall.
The weekend will remain dry and cloudy, with temperatures forecast in the 20s.
Perth will enjoy summer weather with sunny days and no rain from Tuesday to Sunday.
Temperatures are forecast to remain in the mid- to upper 30s, except for Tuesday and Friday, when the mercury will rise to 37°C.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for people in northern Western Australia (pictured)
Former Tropical Cyclone Lincoln is wreaking havoc and a severe weather warning has been issued for people in parts of Gregory, Tanami and Kimberly parishes.
Adelaide residents are in for three hot, sunny days, with temperatures reaching a high of 32C, 35C and 29C on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
A cooler change on Friday will bring a much-needed respite from the heat, with temperatures dropping to 22C.
There is a slight chance of showers on Friday, while the weekend will remain dry and cloudy.
Rain is forecast from Tuesday to Saturday, with heavier rain of up to 20mm expected on Friday.
The possibility of a thunderstorm is in play for Wednesday, before rain increases on Thursday.
Temperatures will remain in the mid-20s throughout the week, reaching a high of 29°C on Thursday.
The weather in Darwin will be warm and humid throughout the week.
Maximum temperatures are forecast to be between 32°C and 33°C from Tuesday to Monday next week.
Rain and a chance of thunderstorms are expected Tuesday through early next week.
Up to 10mm of rain is forecast on Wednesday before decreasing to 2mm on Thursday and Friday and then rising to 9mm on both days of the weekend.