Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud circulating a low is generating areas of rain and thunderstorms across VIC and NSW. Patchy cloud with an associated trough over southeast QLD is clearing offshore. Low cloud over southern SA and western VIC with a moist southerly breeze is triggering showers.
A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.