Monday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW in the evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland during the afternoon. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland during the afternoon, mainly in the west. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning.
Pilbara Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||28||35||10%||< 1mm||Nil||S 19||57||NE 20||49|
||26||41||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 26||41||SSW 14||23|
||28||39||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||45||NE 24||42|
||28||42||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||29||E 23||19|
||28||40||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 12||45||NNE 21||31|
||26||41||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 25||26||E 18||12|
||28||40||10%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||38||NNE 26||39|
||27||43||30%||1-5mm||Nil||E 23||28||E 21||15|
||28||41||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 20||51||NE 26||48|
||28||42||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||37||NE 25||34|
||26||39||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||29||E 29||20|
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.