Western Australia South Visible Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy cloud increasing over the state's far north within a region of low pressure is generating isolated showers and thunderstorms. Skies remain generally clear elsewhere under relatively high pressure.
Perth is heading for a scorching 40 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.
A stubborn high pressure system currently squatting over the Great Australian Bight is the main culprit for rising temperatures across country SA.
The weather bureau is warning residents in north Queensland to prepare for heavy downpours, flash flooding and thunderstorms.