Australia Satellite Notes
A band of cloud in the east with a trough and cold front is bringing a strong southerly wind change to eastern NSW. Skies are clear over inland areas of QLD and much of WA under areas of high pressure. Cloud over the NT with a trough will trigger a few showers later today
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.