Australian Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud extending across WA, SA, QLD and the NT with several low pressure troughs are triggering showers and thunderstorms. Cloud brushing WA's southwest with a front is bringing the odd coastal shower. Skies are clearer in the northeast under a high pressure ridge.
Parts of far northwestern New South Wales have been scorching in temperatures in the mid forties, as much as 10 degrees above average.
Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.
A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.