Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h tending SW in the late evening.
Tuesday Cloud clearing. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h shifting E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. High.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far south at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 18||64||W 23||54|
||11||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 13||51||WSW 15||34|
||9||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 13||53||WSW 21||31|
||1||14||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 22||85||WNW 25||69|
||3||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 8||81||WNW 12||59|
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.