Victorian Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Victoria Satellite Notes
Skies are generally clear across the state under a firm ridge of high pressure. Patchy high cloud is pushing into the west ahead of a low pressure trough, indicating that tomorrow will be hotter throughout.
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.