Monday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||36||70%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 11||49||ESE 15||27|
||22||32||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 21||55||ESE 26||49|
||24||29||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 24||70||SE 26||71|
||22||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 15||57||ESE 19||38|
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.