Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Low-Moderate.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending N/NW 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning and afternoon.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 4||79||W 6||44|
||2||18||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 16||77||W 16||40|
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
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.