Western Australian Visible Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Very patchy cloud over far north WA in a weak area of low pressure is causing the odd shower and storm. Low cloud over the far southwest coast in onshore winds is bringing the odd light shower. Skies are clearer elsewhere, allowing it to become very hot, especially in the west.
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.