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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.

Issued Mon 16:15 EST

Channel Country Observations

Latest Observations
Station
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
19:10 EST
SSE 20 22 29.2 -2.0 27.5 13 34 0.0 1013.1
19:10 EST
S 15 17 30.8 -0.8 28.8 13 32 0.0 1012.2
15:00 EST
SE 7   32.1 -1.2 30.0 12 29 0 1009.0
18:00 EST
- - - - - - - - - 1013.9
19:10 EST
S 11 15 29.0 -1.2 27.4 14 26 0.0 1013.7
19:10 EST
SE 11 13 31.6 -6.6 29.5 8 35 0.0 1011.4
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Weather News

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.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.