Western Australian Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy low cloud around the far southwest tip of WA with onshore winds is bringing virtually no rain. Scattered cloud within a trough in the far north is also not producing rain. Skies are clearer over the remainder of the state under hot and dry easterly winds.
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.
The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.