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|
||20||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 5||56||NW 18||38|
||18||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 7||62||NW 29||47|
||18||33||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 8||74||NW 16||55|
||20||36||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 6||60||NNW 13||32|
||17||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 4||45||E 11||23|
||20||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||43||E 12||17|
||23||35||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 5||29||E 11||15|
||19||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 3||50||N 16||41|
||19||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 6||45||ESE 13||25|
||20||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 6||45||ESE 14||25|
||18||40||40%||-||Nil||NNE 5||50||W 14||39|
||24||36||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 3||38||E 15||25|
||16||39||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 13||37||NW 17||26|
||14||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 4||46||ENE 10||23|
||21||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 4||35||E 16||20|
||22||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||41||E 19||25|
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.