A broad trough extending from central WA to TAS is triggering showers and storms for WA, SA and VIC and showers for TAS and NSW. This trough is also filtering hot northerly winds ahead of it. A high is keeping eastern parts of the nation generally dry and clear.
Sun 17:08 EDT A high pressure ridge cleared skies and a cool air mass created the perfect conditions for temperatures to drop well below the monthly average in parts of New South Wales.
Sun 13:22 EDT Thick cloud combined with a hot air mass to lead to a very warm night last night over parts of South Australia, with some places seeing their warmest night in almost two years.
Sat 13:34 EDT Very hot, dry and windy conditions have caused the issue of a Catastrophic Fire Danger for the Eucla in Western Australia.