Australia Satellite Notes
A cloudband moving off the QLD coast with a low pressure trough is allowing showers to ease. Cloud over eastern NSW with a low pressure trough is producing the odd coastal shower. Pre-frontal cloud is generating showers over southwestern WA.
During a thunderstorm, approximately 20 percent of lightning strikes reach the ground and the rest occur within the cloud.
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.