Victoria Satellite Notes
Skies are becoming clearer from the west as a high pressure ridge builds. A weakening low pressure trough is drifting north and is still producing a few showers, mainly on the eastern coasts and ranges.
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.