Severe weather and heatwave hit Australia

ABC News November 20, 2023, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: A prolonged weather event is set to bring heavy rain, hail, and damaging winds to northern and eastern Australia, while Western Australia faces a potential record-breaking heatwave. Thunderstorms are predicted throughout the week, with severe conditions expected. Western Australia is experiencing extreme heat and fire danger. The rain promises relief to drought-affected areas. However, the rainfall is expected to be patchy and may not fully alleviate the long-term drought conditions.

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