Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud extending over WA, northern parts of SA and throughout NSW 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 the north with trough is producing thundery showers.
After 200 years of changing the landscape of the world's most distinctive continent we are only just beginning to understand how European settlers and their successors have vitally affected its ecology, its diversity and its climate.
Thousands of properties are without power in South Australia, with Adelaide being the hardest hit, after a storm front crossed the state last night.
Severe weather will spread over parts of eastern Australia today after a wild night in the nation's south.