Melbourne Cup Likely To Be Very Cool With Showers

26 October, 2016

The forecast for Melbourne Cup Day is here, and it appears there may be some rain on the new-look event’s parade.

While Saturday’s Derby day is the pick of the week, with an expected sunny top of 24-degrees, the lawns of Flemington won’t be so dry on the first day of November.

A cold front moving through Victoria on Sunday will see a drop in temperature and showers on Melbourne Cup Day.

The Bureau of Meteorology said the highest risk of rain at Flemington would be in the afternoon. Read More…