Australia Satellite Notes
Bright, patchy cloud with a trough is bringing showers and a few thunderstorms to NSW, VIC and SA. Bright cloud with a separate trough is triggering isolated storms and areas of rain over WA. Low cloud along the QLD coast with onshore winds is causing showers.
A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.