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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Monday Clear. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

  • Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then tending NE/SE in the late evening.

  • Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW during the morning then becoming light in the evening.

  • Thursday Sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW during the day then becoming light during the evening.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW during the day then tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

Issued Mon 16:30 EDT

Southwest Slopes 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
- 0   12.3 11.0 12.3 92 1 1 -
20:00 EDT
NE 6 11 16.0 7.2 16.0 56 4 0.0 1016.1
09:00 EDT
- 0   7.5 6.4 7.5 93 1 2 -
20:00 EDT
SW 13 15 17.2 1.6 17.2 35 9 0.0 1015.6
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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.