Monday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, most likely from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||64||ESE 18||35|
||23||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 16||35||ESE 20||19|
||23||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 10||51||ESE 18||27|
||23||37||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||37||ESE 20||21|
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.