Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud is streaming across SA and western VIC due to a mid-level trough is bringing very little rain. Cloud over WA with a frontal system will cause rain to develop. Low cloud near the QLD coast in moist onshore winds is causing the odd shower.
The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the 2011 Grantham flood says he is unsure if embankments were built before or after he bought the company, an inquiry hears.
Tropical cyclone could form near Solomon Islands this week but poses no threat to Queensland, BoM says
Queensland forecasters monitoring a low near the Solomon Islands that could become a tropical cyclone later this week say it is unlikely to threaten the state.
Grantham floods inquiry: Concerns raised about quarry wall years before 2011 flood, commission hears
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has been shown graphic vision of the Lockyer Creek breaking its banks upstream from the Grantham quarry during the deadly 2011 disaster.