Queensland Visible Satellite/Lightning
Queensland Satellite Notes
Thick cloud over southern parts with a low pressure trough is bringing widespread thunderstorms and showers, some severe - especially in the southeast. Skies are clearer over northern parts with a weak high pressure ridge.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.