Australia Satellite Notes
Bright cloud over eastern QLD with a moisture-laden low pressure trough is generating heavy rain & thunderstorms. Cloud over southern QLD with another trough is bringing the odd storm. Patchy cloud over eastern NSW in brisk onshore winds is causing a few showers.
A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.
New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.
The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.