Queensland Satellite Notes
A band of cloud along the eastern QLD coast, with low pressure trough, is drifting offshore and taking associated showers with it. Speckled fair weather cloud over inland areas is not producing any rainfall. Cloud approaching from South Australia is triggering thundery showers.
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.