Australian Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud stretching from the northwest to the southeast with a series of troughs is triggering areas of rain, showers and storms, severe over NSW and southern QLD. Low cloud in the southwest near a front is bringing the odd light shower.
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.