Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls from late this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls from the late morning. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Coen, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds.
Saturday Mostly sunny. High (80%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||32||70%||10-20mm||Nil||S 14||84||WNW 18||67|
||24||33||80%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 8||84||ESE 9||57|
Farm Management Deposits changes will give farmers chance to help themselves, once they have cash to spare
The Federal Government has introduced legislation to overhaul the Farm Management Deposits scheme, which it says will help farmers to help themselves.
Perth has recorded its fourth consecutive day of temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, equalling a record that has stood for more than 80 years, as a heatwave continues to grip the city.
The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.