New South Wales/ACT Infrared (b/w) Satellite/Lightning
New South Wales/ACT Satellite Notes
Patchy cloud spread from the northwest to the southeastern ranges along a low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms. High cloud further south ahead of front is not producing rain. Skies are clearer in the northeast under a ridge of high pressure.
Territorians should brace themselves for a very wet week, with rainfalls of up to 300 millimetres expected in some areas.
Severe thunderstorms are affecting three states this afternoon.
New Zealand is experiencing an unseasonably cool summer, whilst parts of eastern Australia endure their hottest start to the year on record.