Australia Satellite Notes
Speckled cloud over TAS and southern parts of VIC in unstable southwesterly winds following a front is generating scattered showers. Cloud over WA, the NT and QLD with a pair of troughs is generating isolated thundery showers. Cloud over SA with an upper trough is bringing rain.
While hot, dry conditions plague many parts of Australia snow has settled in parts of Tasmania just five days from the start of summer.
One year anniversary of destructive Brisbane hail storm; residents reminded to prepare for storm season
It is a year today since Brisbane was smashed by the worst hail storm in 30 years, one that left a trail of destruction and a damage bill of more than $1.3 billion.
Drought affected farmers and businesses in the Walgett Shire are getting a reprieve, with the Council agreeing to waive the interest on overdue rates.