Murchison Rainfall Reports
|Date||Rain to 9am||interval|
|February 2017 Total||49.4||6 day(s)|
|February 1988-2014 Average Total||32.5||4.2 day(s)|
|February 1988-2014 Wettest Total||183.0||2008|
|February 1988-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||142.5||21st 2008|
|February 1988-2014 Driest Total||0.2||1992|
|Jan-Feb 2017 Total||96.3||11 day(s)|
|Jan-Feb 1988-2014 Average Total||51.8||7.4 day(s)|
Gascoyne, Western Australia
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.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.