Tasmania Satellite Notes
Patchy cloud over western parts of the state with a moist westerly breeze is generating no rain. Broken cloud over the northeast under a weak trough is also failing to produce any rain.
Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.
A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.