A weak trough over southeast QLD is triggering isolated severe thunderstorms. Cool southerly winds are sending a few showers into southern VIC and TAS. Very warm northerly winds are strengthening through WA, ahead of an approaching front. Mostly clear elsewhere under a high.
16:39 EST The mercury soared in the nation's southwest today with Perth recording its hottest September day on record, however heavy rain and cooler temperatures will arrive on Sunday.