Cloud over WA amongst a trough is generating rain in the north. Patchy cloud crossing southern WA with a low is bringing showers. Cloud over TAS, VIC and southern NSW is due to an offshore low, causing showers and alpine snow. Clearer skies elsewhere are due to a high.
14:14 EST A temporary route to a central Queensland coastal town is now open, meaning about 2,000 residents are no longer stranded.