Northern Territory Satellite/Lightning
Northern Territory Satellite Notes
Patches of bright cloud over far northern parts of the Top End with a region of low pressure is causing thundery showers. Cloud building in the south with a weak trough is bringing the odd shower. Elsewhere is mostly cloud-free due to dry, southeasterly winds.
Perth has 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.