Western Australian Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Bright-looking cloud over western parts of WA with a developing offshore trough is not causing any rain. Low cloud lingering in the south with cool onshore winds is bringing the odd shower. Skies are clearer in the north under a ridge of high pressure.
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.