New Zealand Satellite/Lightning
New Zealand Satellite Notes
Cloud in the far northeast with a low is generating rain, mostly offshore. Patchy cloud over the North Island and northern parts of South Island with onshore winds is bringing a few showers. Cloud over the southern half of South Island is not producing any rain.
No rain fell in Perth at all during the month of April for only the fourth time in the past 140 years, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
There were two decent rounds of alpine snow last month and much of Australia's southeast shivered through their coldest temperatures in at least six months last week.
A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.