Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Perth experiences second hottest April day

Tuesday April 9, 2013 - 11:03 EST
ABC image
Perth sweltered through a hot autumn day. - ABC

Perth has sweltered through its second hottest April day on record.

The temperature hit 37.3 degrees in the city just after 1:00 pm this afternoon.

The Bureau of Meteorology's Neil Bennett says that is the hottest Perth temperature recorded for an April day since 1910.

He says temperatures should ease slightly in the coming days.

"We will see a slight drop tomorrow because the trough is expected to sit inland for all of the day so a little bit cooler but still over 30 degrees," he said.

"In fact, we're looking at temperatures staying above 30 right through to Friday."


- ABC

© ABC 2013

More breaking news

ABC News
Sydney Morning Herald
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Wet weather sees water allocations increase but waterlogging also on the rise

18:18 EST

South Australian River Murray irrigators have seen their second water allocation increase within a month.

Cut-off low on the cards for east coast

17:39 EST

Southeastern Australia is in for a wooly few days next week as forecast models begin to jump on the cut-off low bandwagon.

Tasmania weather: Hydro report finds cloud seeding had no effect on Derwent Valley flooding

17:29 EST

A report by Hydro Tasmania has found a cloud seeding operation carried out in June did not increase rainfall in the hours before major flooding.