Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 34.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||35||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||61||SE 18||34|
||23||32||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 24||57||ESE 28||51|
||24||29||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 32||74||SE 32||65|
||23||34||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 19||60||E 20||42|
There are calls for the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to shut its capital city forecasting offices and move its resources to the country.
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.