Coconut Island Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2017 Total||285.8||14 day(s)|
|February 1997-2014 Average Total||269.2||17.1 day(s)|
|February 1997-2014 Wettest Total||422.6||2006|
|February 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||143.2||27th 2007|
|February 1997-2014 Driest Total||135.6||2013|
|Jan-Feb 2017 Total||399.6||29 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1996-2014 Average Total||576.2||34.1 day(s)|
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
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.