Great Southern Weather
Great Southern Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds and heavy falls in the NE. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the early morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E during the evening.
Great Southern Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 30||62||WSW 30||33|
||12||21||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 24||69||WSW 28||37|
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.