Australia Satellite Notes
A band of cloud crossing SA, TAS VIC and western NSW with a cooler change is generating rain and thunderstorms. Cloud across northeastern NSW, southern QLD, central Australia and northern WA along a trough is causing showers and a few storms. Skies are clearing in southern WA.
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.