Queensland Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Queensland Satellite Notes
Cloud over the coast and ranges under a moist southeasterly breeze is creating isolated light showers. Patchy cloud over the Cape York Peninsula within a broad trough is generating heavy showers. Thick cloud with a deepening tropical low offshore is not impacting the coast.
Much of southeastern Australia is experiencing its sunniest week since spring and skies have been staying clear at night, effectively giving planet gazers a fine-tuned view of a rare feature.
Australia's western capital equalled its record of four consecutive days over 40 degrees yesterday, and some of that heat is returning.
The tiny community of Palmers Island in northern New South Wales has rallied around two residents left homeless after a super cell storm.