Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud crossing TAS, VIC and southern NSW behind an intense cold front is bringing showers and snow. Cloud is thinning out inland as a high pressure ridge takes over, producing a cold night. High cloud over western WA in the jetstream is not producing any rain.
Two men stranded with their car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, for nearly 24 hours have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.