Western Australian Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Patches of thick cloud over the east in a pair of low pressure troughs is triggering showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Low cloud crossing the southwest with a cold front is only bringing the odd light shower. Skies are generally clear elsewhere in the west under a ridge.
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.