Queensland Visible Satellite/Lightning
Queensland Satellite Notes
Scattered cloud over northern QLD with a low pressure trough is producing showers and a few thunderstorms. Patchy cloud over the central and southern coast in moist onshore winds is bringing a few showers. Skies are clearer inland due to a weak ridge of high pressure.
The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.
Devastated farmers back on track five years after Cyclone Yasi unleashed fury on far north Queensland
The sickening sight of wrecked crops and damaged infrastructure was all too familiar for tropical flower producers Rob and Heidi Piccolo of Basilisk Blooms.
Overall, this last week has been the driest spell since about mid-December in NSW.