Queensland Visible Satellite/Lightning

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Queensland Satellite Notes

Patchy cloud moving over northeast QLD in onshore winds is bringing the odd shower. Bright, high jetstream cloud crossing the far north is not producing rain. Skies are generally clear elsewhere in the state under a broad high pressure system.

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Why does the date of the equinox change some years?

16:24 EST

It's the Southern Hemisphere's vernal (or spring) equinox today, which means the sun sat directly above the equator early this morning, giving roughly equal amounts of day and night in most parts of the world – but why does the date of the equinox differ by a day or so each year? They don't change the date of New Year's Day or your birthday.

Strongest wind in 10 years blasts parts of Tasmania

12:38 EST

The weather station at the top of kunanyi / Mount Wellington clocked its strong wind gust in a decade on Thursday morning, with more dangerous wind on the way for all of Tasmania.

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