Cloud along notheastern QLD with a trough is causing areas of light rain. Patchy cloud over the northern tropics and WA with another trough is triggering a few showers. Low cloud over TAS in the wake of a front is triggering light, isolated showers. Mostly sunny elsewhere.
11:47 EDT Parts of the Middle East have been blanketed in heavy snow, piling more misery on millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the country's bitter civil war.