Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over eastern NSW and VIC with a low, front and trough is producing plenty of showers and a few thunderstorms. Cloud over the nation's south in moist southerlies is bringing showers. Cloud crossing WA with an approaching low and trough is generating patchy light rain.
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.