Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud over southeast QLD and northeastern NSW is thinning out as a tropical low moves offshore, taking heavy rain with it. Cloud on parts of the NSW coast in brisk southerly winds is bringing showers. Cloud scattered across the tropics in a weak trough is causing a few storms.
Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from towns in northern New South Wales and south-east Queensland as "unprecedented" flooding from ex -Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues.
Emergency services are facing 'unprecedented' flood levels on the New South Wales north coast, and sirens have sounded in Lismore, warning residents they must leave immediately.
Residents in and around Beaudesert, south of Brisbane, have been told to evacuate immediately with the Logan River heading to a record flood level.