Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding later this evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h. Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h turning NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding possible in the morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW in the middle of the day then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Possible rainfall: 10 to 25 mm Chance of any rain: 100%.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers in the early morning. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Perth Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 17||82||E 17||52|
||5||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 16||86||E 21||48|
||4||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 20||92||E 22||49|
||4||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 17||83||E 17||49|
||6||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 18||87||E 15||47|
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.