Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls south of Coen from the late morning. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||30||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 8||86||WNW 11||80|
||24||31||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SE 6||86||SSW 10||79|
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.