New Zealand Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
New Zealand Satellite Notes
A thick cloud band crossing the North Island with a trough is bringing heavy rain and wind. Scattered cloud over the South Island in the wake of the trough is producing isolated showers.
Victoria's multi-billion-dollar desalination plant could be used for the first time, as the Andrews Government confronts a looming water crisis in drought-hit country towns.
Early spring warmth will come to an end as the Queensland coast is in for a breezy few days.
The dry season through Tasmania's midlands, east coast and south-east is becoming a serious situation according to Coal Valley farmer, Justin Nichols.