Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud from northern Australia to eastern VIC in a trough is triggering showers & storms in eastern NT, QLD, NSW and VIC. Low cloud building over SA, TAS and western parts of VIC with a cold front is producing gusty showers. A high pressure ridge is keeping skies over WA clear.
A central Queensland priest said he has been left devastated after wild storms blew a 110-year-old church off its stumps in the small town of Duaringa on Sunday night.
The weather bureau says spring in Tasmania was the driest on record.
Rural confidence has slumped to a 12 month low as farmers brace for a hot dry summer, according to Rabobank's latest survey.