Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/SE during the afternoon.
Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||40||ENE 9||16|
||20||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 15||39||SE 4||28|
||21||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||52||S 18||50|
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.