Doongan Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2017 Total||289.7||8 day(s)|
|February 1988-2014 Average Total||246.7||17.1 day(s)|
|February 1988-2014 Wettest Total||540.1||2011|
|February 1988-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||132.6||24th 1997|
|February 1988-2014 Driest Total||46.8||1988|
|Jan-Feb 2017 Total||845.9||27 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1988-2014 Average Total||551.0||35.2 day(s)|
Kimberley, Western Australia
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Emergency services are frustrated by people making bad decisions when faced with floodwater, as recent studies on flood deaths show young men and children are the most at-risk of dying.