Australia Satellite Notes
A cloudband moving off the QLD coast with a low pressure trough is allowing showers to ease. Cloud over eastern NSW with a low pressure trough is producing the odd coastal shower. Pre-frontal cloud is generating showers over southwestern WA.
The Bega Valley Shire Council is caught in a perfect storm of insurers and governments avoiding claims to repair storm damage to a heritage wharf.
During a thunderstorm, approximately 20 percent of lightning strikes reach the ground and the rest occur within the cloud.
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.