Australia Satellite Notes
Scattered cloud over the Top End, WA's Kimberley and northern QLD with a trough is causing the odd shower and storm. Cloud streaming over southern VIC and TAS near a weak front is bringing little if any rain. Low cloud over eastern QLD in onshore winds is producing a few showers.
Overall, this last week has been the driest spell since about mid-December in NSW.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.