Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy cloud over southeastern parts of QLD with a moist southeasterly breeze feeding a trough is generating showers. Cloud over southern SA, VIC and eastern TAS with a trough and approaching front is producing cooler showers.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.
Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle
A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.