A low pressure trough over WA is triggering showers and thunderstorms. Very warm to hot northerly winds are filtering in ahead of the trough. A front approaching TAS is only bringing the odd shower to the west. Low pressure is causing the odd storm in the northern tropics.
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.
Sat 12:42 EDT A broad region of high pressure is creating the quintessential conditions in the region with sunny and warm weather throughout.
Fri 16:08 EDT Strong winds battered New South Wales yesterday, with some places receiving their strongest wind gusts in seven years.