Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the north in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||28||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 13||74||E 13||63|
||24||32||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 26||65||ESE 32||54|
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.
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.