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Current Warnings

Lower Western Forecast

  • Tuesday Sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

  • Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending NW in the early afternoon.

  • Thursday Hot and sunny. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

  • Friday Hot and sunny. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h.

Issued Tue 05:15 EDT

Lower Western Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
09:00 EDT
WSW 4   13.0 6.3 13.0 64 2 0 -
05:00 EDT
ESE 11 13 13.9 0.5 13.1 40 7 0.0 1017.4
05:10 EDT
SSE 11 11 13.0 1.7 12.1 46 5 0.0 1017.2
09:00 EDT
S 9   13.8 5.3 13.3 56 4 0 -
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Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.