Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud extending across WA, SA, QLD and the NT with several low pressure troughs are triggering showers and thunderstorms. Cloud brushing WA's southwest with a front is bringing the odd coastal shower. Skies are clearer in the northeast under a high.
Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.
A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.
Following a run of cooler than average temperatures during the first half of next week, southwestern parts of Western Australia will see a return of hot conditions.