Monday Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm in the south, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, clearing the southwest during the morning. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 25 to 40 km/h before dawn then tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||56||E 13||32|
||16||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 24||45||ESE 21||24|
||16||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||31||ESE 20||14|
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
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.