Australian Satellite/Lightning

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JMA Himawari-8

Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud across central and eastern Australia with a broad trough is generating showers and storms, mainly in QLD and northeast NSW. Cloud over southeast SA, VIC and TAS with a cold front is causing showers and storms. Skies are clearer in the west with a hot and dry airmass.

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Snow, storms and severe fire danger on Thursday

09:46 EDT

Snow will fall in southeastern Australia today while hot and windy weather causes severe fire danger ratings in four states and territories.

China and Africa are building 'great walls' of trees to hold back the desert. But will it work?

09:07 EDT

It borrows its name from the massive stone structure built by the Qin Dynasty.

Working dogs find refuge in the city as drought-affected farmers surrender them

06:25 EDT

As farmers continue to feel the ongoing affects of drought, many are having to give their beloved four-legged mates away but luckily their city neighbours are stepping up to help.