Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW during the afternoon then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW during the afternoon.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 21||52||SSE 25||32|
||14||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 14||58||SSE 17||28|
||15||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 24||61||SSE 32||47|
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.