Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud around Severe TC Debbie is generating bands of heavy rain and destructive winds along the QLD coast. Cloud with a trough across the north and west are causing storms and showers. Patchy cloud over the south is generating showers over parts of TAS and WA.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie is close to making landfall on Queensland's central coast.
The destructive core of Cyclone Debbie is already being felt along the north Queensland coastline, with the eye of the slow-moving category four storm passing over Hayman Island and hurricane-force winds battering the Whitsunday Islands.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.