Australia Satellite Notes
Bright cloud with a strong cold front over eastern VIC is generating gusty cool showers and the odd thunderstorm. Speckled cloud in the wake of this system is generating gusty cold showers over TAS and western VIC. Thick cloud with a trough over WA is producing showers.
There's rarely a time when the world's driest continent is not faced with a drought.
Australia's ski resorts are finally becoming covered by fresh, natural snow, a result of the first decent cold blast in a few weeks.
Hunter Valley residents say there is a growing divide between those who have received insurance payouts, and those still fighting for money, 10 weeks after the deadly April super storm hit the region.