Weather – an East Coast Low and a low pressure trough approaching Australia’s eastern seaboard.

A very powerful weather system is impacting a considerable portion of the east coast of Australia this weekend. Here is the Bureau of Meteorology link and the ABC link.

Here are three images: the first is an aerial image (drone) at Scarborough showing clear weather conditions before the system began to directly impact this section of the Illawarra Coast, and the remaining two images from Bald Hill show the first wave of weather making its way to the coast.


Scarborough-2AM-0014. ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.


Bald Hill 2AM 2771-2772 Panorama. ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

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Bald Hill 2AM-002769. ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Here’s to hoping the farmers and graziers get good rain where needed.

Fallstreak Hole (cloud)

A fallstreak hole (also known as a hole punch cloud, punch hole cloud, sky punch, canal cloud, or cloud hole) – a large gap phenomenon that sometimes appear in cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds. I captured this recently at Lawrence Hargrave Memorial Park south of Sydney while we were whale watching.

Fallstreak Hole 2AM 2338-2344 Panorama

Fallstreak Hole 2AM 2338-2344 Panorama © Andrew McInnes

Fallstreak Hole 2AM-008451

Fallstreak Hole 2AM-008451 © Andrew McInnes

Fallstreak Hole 2AM-008452

Fallstreak Hole 2AM-008452 © Andrew McInnes

Cheers 🙂