Western Australian Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Thick cloud extending from the Kimberley and across central and eastern parts with a low and associated troughs is generating showers and thunderstorms. Skies are mostly clear in the west with a heat trough.
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
A Queensland MP is calling on the major banks to develop offsetting options for farm management deposits to help landholders save in the good times.