New South Wales can expect a warm and wet start to spring, as a low-pressure system drops over the state bringing up to 65mm of rain on Friday.
Melbourne and Brisbane are also forecast for light showers and cloudy weather.
Sydney experienced an unusually warm night for August on Tuesday, with temperatures falling to only 15.8 degrees at Observatory Hill early this morning.
A spattering of rain is forecast for Wednesday afternoon, but conditions are expected to become wetter over Friday and Saturday.
The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast between 35mm and 65mm of rain for Sydney on Friday (stock image)
The BOM says Melbourne could see a possible thunderstorm on Wednesday afternoon, but the rest of the week will see only the odd shower or two
Brisbane will see a shower or two and highs of 26 degrees over the next few days
Elli Blandford, a forecaster…