Queensland Visible Satellite/Lightning
Queensland Satellite Notes
Low cloud over QLD coast and ranges in moist southeasterly winds is only causing drizzly, light showers in the tropics. A band of cloud crossing the west as moisture feeds a trough is generating some showers in the southwest. Mostly clear elsewhere under a ridge of high pressure.
One of Australia's wettest winters on record has primed parts of the country for above-average bushfire potential this season.
Farmers at Ouse in the Derwent Valley deserve joint state and Commonwealth disaster relief grants, the Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce says.
The heaviest August rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.