Australia Satellite Notes
Thick cloud across southern WA and western SA with a low and trough is producing areas of rain and the odd thunder. Low cloud over eastern VIC and TAS in moist onshore winds is bringing a few light showers. Skies are generally clearer elsewhere under a high pressure ridge.
A neighbour alerted council to a large embankment wall being built at a quarry years before it was blamed by some locals for contributing to the deadly 2011 Grantham flood, an inquiry has been told.
Melbourne is struggling through a July more typical of the mid 1900's.
Two central Victorian councils have raised concerns about a revised floodplain management strategy for the state.