Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north and west during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 39.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north and west. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north and west. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north and west with the chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Kimberley Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||21||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 11||53||WNW 16||39|
||19||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 7||54||W 26||47|
||18||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 7||74||NW 13||53|
||22||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 5||53||N 8||28|
||18||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||38||ENE 17||30|
||22||40||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 11||24||ENE 17||12|
||22||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||18||ENE 16||16|
||19||35||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 9||50||NNE 17||45|
||21||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||47||ESE 15||23|
||21||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 17||46||ESE 15||23|
||21||40||40%||-||Nil||SE 5||46||NW 15||43|
||26||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 20||34||E 17||23|
||18||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||38||NNW 16||32|
||15||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||35||ENE 19||24|
||22||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 21||31||E 19||20|
||23||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 20||42||ESE 18||24|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.