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What?s satellite imagery?

Satellite images are images captured by satellites at regular intervals (usually hourly) and used by meteorologists to forecast the weather. The three types of satellite imagery displayed on Weatherzone are infrared images, visible images and water vapour images. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages. 

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Cotton growers planting only 20 per cent of last year's crop as drought hits hard

ABC image 17:48 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.

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