Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over inland WA and the NT with a low pressure trough is producing the odd shower and thunderstorm, clearing. Cloud over southern NSW with a cold front is producing isolated showers. Speckled cloud over SA and VIC in the wake of this front is producing light showers.
Financial assistance is being offered to farmers impacted by a severe hail storm in October in northern New South Wales.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.