Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 39 to 45.
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE in the morning then turning E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning.
Wednesday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||22||SSW 17||22|
||27||42||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 26||14||SE 10||5|
||25||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 23||19||SE 9||9|
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.