Australia Satellite Notes
Thick cloud around Tropical Cyclone Debbie is generating heavy showers along the tropical QLD coast. Cloud over SA and VIC with a low pressure trough is causing showers and storms. Cloud over the tropics is continuing to bring showers and storms over the region.
Victoria is being hit with strong winds as the weather bureau warns of gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and possible thunderstorms.
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 240 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
Blustery winds and thunderstorms are lashing Victoria today as a cold front sweeps across the state.