New South Wales/ACT Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
New South Wales/ACT Satellite Notes
Cloud spreading up the NSW coast from the south with a passing cold front is bringing some light, drizzly showers. Patchy low cloud over inland areas near a weakening trough is not bringing any rain. Skies are largely clear in the north under high pressure.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.