Australia Satellite Notes
Bright cloud over southeast QLD with a low pressure trough is triggering offshore thunderstorms. Thick cloud over TAS with a front is causing gusty, cold showers. Bright cloud over western parts of WA streaming in ahead of an offshore trough is producing virtually no rain.
After the wettest June in 72 years of records at Cairns, July's monthly rain was slightly below average, recording 25mm compared to 178mm the month before.
Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears
Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.