New Zealand Satellite/Lightning
New Zealand Satellite Notes
Cloud spread across the North Island with a deep trough is producing areas of rain, mainly in central areas. High cloud over the South Island is not producing any rain. Mostly clear skies persist elsewhere due to a dominant high pressure ridge.
A regional photographer says weekend storms brought "awe inspiring" images, but his thoughts were with the farmers who experienced massive damage.
A cold front is directing a gusty change across South Australia, whipping up dust and pre-existing fires.
The Health Services Union is calling for an investigation into building standards at the Lismore Base Hospital on the NSW north coast after scaffolding collapsed onto the roof of the maternity ward during Sunday's storm.