Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers east of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 12||60||ESE 18||30|
||24||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 16||36||SE 23||16|
||23||39||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 16||44||-||-|
||25||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||37||SE 24||18|
Perth hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.
After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.
Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.