New Zealand Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
New Zealand Satellite Notes
Cloud over the North Island in a weak trough is causing showers, mainly in the north. Cloud streaming over the upper South Island with a weak front is bringing light showers. Skies are clearer over the lower South Island under a ridge of high pressure.
Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.
The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.
Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.