Australia Satellite Notes
Scattered cloud over the northern tropics and NSW in low pressure troughs is producing showers and the odd storm. Low cloud over eastern QLD in onshore winds is producing a few showers. Skies are remaining generally clear across SA and WA due to a ridge of high pressure.
Perth has recorded its fourth consecutive day of temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, equalling a record that has stood for more than 80 years, as a heatwave continues to grip the city.
Farm Management Deposits changes will give farmers chance to help themselves, once they have cash to spare
The Federal Government has introduced legislation to overhaul the Farm Management Deposits scheme, which it says will help farmers to help themselves.
The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.