Victorian Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
Victoria Satellite Notes
Cloud over far northern VIC with a low pressure trough is causing virtually no rain. Low cloud is also forming in onshore winds over coastal parts but it not causing any rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere with a ridge of high pressure.
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.