Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud extending across WA, SA, QLD and the NT with several low pressure troughs are triggering showers and thunderstorms. Cloud brushing WA's southwest with a front is bringing the odd shower. Skies are clearer in the southeast under a high.
A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.
Following a run of cooler than average temperatures during the first half of next week, southwestern parts of Western Australia will see a return of hot conditions.
A burst of hazy heat enveloped Sydney on Friday, with temperatures just not letting up well into the evening.