Western Australia South Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy cloud over the Kimberley region with a low pressure trough is causing a few thundery showers. WA is experiencing mostly sunny skies because of dry, easterly winds, which is also allowing heat to build.
Western Australia's west is currently enduring one of its worst heatwaves in years, with records likely to tumble in some areas.
There are calls for the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to shut its capital city forecasting offices and move its resources to the country.
Perth hit a scorching 40.4 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.