Australia Satellite Notes
A trough in the east is bringing showers, areas of rain and a few embedded thunderstorms across eastern QLD. Another trough in the west is generating thundery showers stretching from WA to the NT. Low cloud over SA, VIC and TAS in the wake of a front is causing brisk showers.
For the last four years Central Australia's Elkedra cattle station has received around half its average annual rainfall or only 150 millimetres each year.
Central Victorian regions battle hot, dry spring with Bendigo, Castlemaine setting record temperatures
Figures from the weather bureau show parts of central Victoria endured one of the driest springs on record.
It may officially be summer, but it felt a lot like winter across Victoria as temperatures dropped and light snow settling in the Alps.