Australia Satellite Notes
A band of cloud along the QLD coast, with a low pressure trough, is generating showers. Cloud over eastern NSW and VIC with a low pressure trough is producing showers with a few thunderstorms. Cloud over central parts with a broad trough is triggering showers & the odd storm.
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.