A cyclone and flooding warning has been issued for parts of the North West.
A Tropical Low is estimated to be 285km north-east of Kalumburu and 355km north of Wyndham and moving south at 7km/h towards the north Kimberley coast.
The low may develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 18 to 24 hours.
A blue alert is current for people in or near the coastal and inland communities from Mitchell Plateau to the WA/NT Border.
The alert includes people in Wyndham, Kalumburu and Troughton Island and surrounding areas.
Gales with gusts to 100km/h may develop on the coast between the WA/NT border and Mitchell Plateau during tomorrow morning.
The Bureau of Meteorology says a surface trough lies near the Pilbara coast and through inland parts of the Kimberley.
People in Kalumburu, Wyndham and Kununurra should prepare for possible minor flooding expected tomorrow and Thursday.
For the next 24 hours, widespread rainfall of 50mm to 100mm with isolated heavier falls are forecast for an area from Kalumburu to Kununurra.
Thunderstorm activity during the past few days and the forecast rainfall for next 24 to 48 hours in the North Kimberley may cause significant stream rises.
The top end of Gibb River Road is currently closed.
Up to 30 SES and VES volunteers from Whyndham, Broome, Derby and Kununurra are on standby.