Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud spreading across SA, the NT, southern QLD and northern NSW among low pressure troughs is generating rain and a few storms. Low cloud over southern parts of VIC and SA in cool winds is causing a few light showers. Skies are clearing in WA under a building ridge.
One of Australia's wettest winters on record has primed parts of the country for above-average bushfire potential this season.
Farmers at Ouse in the Derwent Valley deserve joint state and Commonwealth disaster relief grants, the Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce says.
The heaviest August rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.