Northern Territory Satellite/Lightning
Northern Territory Satellite Notes
Thick cloud over the upper NT withing a broad region of low pressure is generating heavy showers and thunderstorms. Cloud developing over the southwest with a trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms, some severe.
Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.
A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.