New Zealand Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
New Zealand Satellite Notes
Cloud across the South Island with a slow moving trough and front is only bringing the odd light shower, mainly to Nelson. Patchy cloud over the North Island in a weak trough is bringing the odd light shower to the Gisborne area.
Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.
Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.
With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.