Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over northern WA & the Top End in an area of low pressure is generating thundery showers. A band of cloud stretching from NT through QLD to northern NSW is bringing showers. Patchy cloud with another through is triggering showers and alpine snow over southern NSW, VIC & TAS
Hail storms, heavy rain and gusty winds have lashed Victoria and hundreds of people have called for help from emergency services as a cold front moved across the state.
Destructive winds unleashed significant damage in Parkes on Friday evening, possibly due to a tornado.
Conditions will be good for players and spectators alike for the third Bledisloe Cup match at Auckland's Eden Park tonight.