Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud stretching across Asutralia from the northwest to the east with a series of troughs is triggering areas of rain, showers and storms. Low cloud in the southwest with a front is bringing the odd shower. Skies are clearer over VIC and northern QLD under ridges of high pressure
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.