Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over north QLD and eastern NT with a weak low and trough is bringing rain and storms, heaviest about the Gulf. Cloud in WA's northwest in a trough is causing a few showers. Cloud crossing the southeast with a gusty cool change is bringing the odd light shower, chiefly over
Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.
Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.
Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.