Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Monday Clear. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Northern Territory border in the afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then tending S/SE during the afternoon.
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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.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.