Australia Satellite Notes
Thick cloud over QLD with a trough is generating areas of rain. Patchy cloud over northwestern parts of the NT and northern parts of WA with a broad region of low pressure is triggering the odd thundery shower. Cloud following a front is producing showers over VIC and TAS.
The drought in outback Queensland has forced a family to sell the sheep property they have called home for almost 100 years.
Photographs of weather phenomena around Australia, some of them capturing rare events, have been chosen for the 2017 Australian Weather Calendar.
While most Queenslanders sheltered inside during the past week of severe storms, a breed of professional photographers known as storm chasers were outside, braving the danger to get the best possible shot.