Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over northern WA in an area of low pressure is generating thundery showers. A band of cloud stretching from the NT to southern QLD is bringing showers. Patchy cloud with a low, front and trough is triggering showers and alpine snow over southeastern NSW and VIC.
Melbourne is on target for its coldest pair of days this late in the year since 1983, staying below a footy-season-like 14 degrees.
Hail storms, heavy rain and gusty winds have lashed Victoria and hundreds of people have called for help from emergency services as a cold front moved across the state.
Destructive winds unleashed significant damage in Parkes on Friday evening, possibly due to a tornado.