Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud streaming over QLD & NSW along a broad trough is generating widespread rain and a few storms, heaviest about the Sydney and Central Coast area. Cloud over SA and WA, with a low pressure trough, is producing showers and a few storms. Spekcled cloud over TAS & VIC is bringing
Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.