East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers early this evening. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Sunny. Patchy fog about higher ground in the early morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h shifting E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. High.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming N/NW 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h tending NW/SW during the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||25||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 14||70||NNE 33||60|
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.