Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over WA, NT and QLD with a series of troughs is generating showers and potentially severe storms. Cloud spreading across SA and VIC with a cold front is producing light showers. Thicker cloud over TAS with the front is bringing showers & highland snow.
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
High winds overnight in Victoria kept the State Emergency Service (SES) busy with 700 calls for help across the state.