New Zealand Satellite/Lightning
New Zealand Satellite Notes
Patchy low cloud along the west coast of both the North and South Island in moist southwesterly winds are bringing showers, most frequent in the far south. Skies are generally clearer in the east as winds dry out over the ranges.
A tropical low which has formed north of the Coral Sea could make Queensland history if it turns into a cyclone.
A rural financial counselling service says farm debt meditation cases are expected to rise over the coming year, with no reprieve in drought for many areas.
Pastoralists and locals have slammed the Federal Government decision to the shut down the Tennant Creek weather radar in the Northern Territory.