Monday Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the evening. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 23||38||ENE 14||17|
||21||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 23||47||E 18||24|
||22||35||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 25||45||E 17||21|
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.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.