Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy cloud over eastern NSW with a low pressure trough is bringing patchy rain. Cloud crossing VIC and TAS with a cold front is triggering gusty showers. Skies remain cloudless over the northern parts of the country under a broad area of high pressure.
Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.
Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.