Victorian Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Victoria Satellite Notes
Mainly high cloud crossing much of VIC near a weak cold front is not bringing any rain. Patchy cloud over the northeast ranges near a low pressure trough is causing the odd shower and storm. Skies are otherwise generally clear due to a high pressure ridge.
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.