Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending N/NW 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning and afternoon.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||18||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 4||70||WNW 8||48|
||2||18||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 16||74||WNW 19||47|
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.