Western Australian Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy low cloud over southwestern parts of the state with a moist westerly breeze is producing the odd area of light drizzle. Speckled cloud in the wake of a cold front is producing virtually no rain over the Esperance coast.
Getting out of bed would have been difficult for many Sydneysiders over the past five mornings as the Harbour City shivered through its coldest stretch since 2010.
Queensland has had more than its share of severe flood events in recent years, yet despite authorities' repeated warnings, drivers have continued to cross flooded roadways.
Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.