A trough over QLD is generating showers and thunderstorms. A broad high pressure system is driving moist onshore winds and scattered showers over eastern NSW. Warm northerly winds are filtering into WA ahead of an approaching cold front. Mostly dry elsewhere under a high.
16:39 EST The mercury soared in the nation's southwest today with Perth recording its hottest September day on record, however heavy rain and cooler temperatures will arrive on Sunday.