Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud across the NT and into QLD, as well as patchier cloud in central NSW and eastern WA in troughs is producing rain. Low cloud along the NSW and eastern QLD coasts is generating showers. High cloud streaming over WA's Pilbara from an offshore low is bringing virtually no rain.
An independent climatologist says a change in the weather pattern could be fantastic news for farmers who need winter rain.
A Red Centre cattle station has decided to bring forward its muster because of continuing rain.
Significantly less rainfall has fallen this May across coastal Queensland, although there were patches of high totals in the northern parts.