Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud stretching from WA to QLD along a trough is generating patchy rain and the odd thunderstorm. Cloud over SA, VIC and TAS with a powerful front is producing showers. Patchy but thick cloud over northern Australia in a region of low pressure is triggering thundery showers.
The weather bureau is warning Tasmanians of a wet and windy week ahead, after gusts associated with a cold front caused widespread power outages overnight.
High winds with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour are hitting Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria as part of a deep cold front moving across the state.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...