Australia Satellite Notes
Bright-looking cloud over southeast QLD with a low pressure trough is triggering offshore thunderstorms. Thick cloud approaching TAS will cause showers to increase. High cloud over western parts of WA in the jetstream is not producing any rain.
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.