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Central Forecast

  • 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.

Issued Mon 16:25 EDT

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
17:40 EDT
SW 15 20 11.2 7.7 9.4 79 2 0.2 -
17:40 EDT
SSW 22 26 8.8 6.2 5.7 84 2 0.4 1009.8
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Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM warns of damaging winds, rain

16:03 EDT

A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.