Heat records may be broken this week throughout Australia.
Rain has fallen is some drought-stricken areas.
Stark contrasts in weather have been noted in the first week of spring.
Rain falls of up to 60mm have given grain growers a huge boost.
Cropping areas of south-west WA could receive up to 50mm of rain in the next few days.
Sheep graziers warnings have been issued as a cold snap hits south-eastern Australia.
Much needed rain has fallen in some drought-stricken areas of NSW and Queensland.
It's been a very hot start to the autumn.
Record floods in Queensland and fires in Victoria and Tasmania have been testing emergency services....
It's been extremely hot this week in many regions of Australia.
A prolonged heatwave is baking central and eastern Australia.
South eastern Australia could be in for a wet few days.