Western Australian Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy low cloud over southwest WA in moist northwesterlies is producing a few showers. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under a high pressure system focused in the southeast.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.
Health experts say new research has found the Townsville Hospital in north Queensland set an Australian record in the number of patients treated in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi.
Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.