Autumn temperatures set new record as Perth soars above 32C

Autumn temperatures set new record as Perth soars above 32C

Posted May 12, 2018 16:03:12 Photo: People sit on Floreat Beach, enjoying the weather. (ABC News: Irena Ceranic) If you thought the 32-degree day in Perth felt a little odd for this time of year, you would be right. The city recorded a maximum of 32.7 degrees Celsius at 1:04pm …

WA weathers second hottest April on record and driest in 24 years as summer bleeds into autumn

WA weathers second hottest April on record and driest in 24 years as summer bleeds into autumn

Updated May 01, 2018 19:06:04 Photo: Fitzroy Crossing was one of many places to record its highest-ever April temperature. (ABC Kimberley: Ben Collins) Western Australia has experienced its second-warmest April on record, with a number of spots across the state recording their hottest-ever day for the month. Across the state, …

Shark encounters off WA coast more than double over summer, autumn

Shark encounters off WA coast more than double over summer, autumn

Updated April 29, 2018 10:02:46 Photo: There were two shark attacks in one day near Gracetown this month, ending the Margaret River Pro. (ABC News: Charlotte Hamlyn) Shark attacks and encounters off the coast of WA have more than doubled over summer and autumn, statistics show, with the state’s South …

Weather break on the way as parched Perth set for first big drenching of autumn

Weather break on the way as parched Perth set for first big drenching of autumn

Posted April 17, 2018 17:01:10 Photo: The Bureau of Meteorology says people in Perth should get their umbrellas ready. (ABC News: Marcus Alborn) Related Story: Get set for a sweltering … autumn? March maximum set to top summer peak Related Story: Four months of rain in a day as ex-Cyclone …

40 degrees in April: Why this autumn has felt more like summer

40 degrees in April: Why this autumn has felt more like summer

Posted April 17, 2018 08:36:25 Photo: Thousands flock to Bondi Beach to keep cool during unseasonal temperatures. (AAP: Dean Lewins) The southern states of Australia have been experiencing unseasonably hot weather this autumn. Instead of enjoying a cool change after a harsh summer, in the first two months of autumn …