Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud extending from central WA to southern QLD with a low pressure trough is triggering showers and storms, some severe. Cloud over TAS and VIC with an associated low is also causing gusty showers. Cloud over tropics with a monsoon trough is producing showers and storms.
In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.
Another intense low pressure system is set to impact New Zealand from this evening, with heavy rain and severe gales forecast.
Cattle stations in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have had an extremely wet start to 2017.