Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers from late this morning. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||34||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||60||SE 18||30|
||22||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 24||59||ESE 28||49|
||24||29||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 34||76||SE 34||66|
||22||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||61||E 20||41|
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.