Western Australia South Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Western Australia Satellite Notes
Thick cloud in the north with a broad low pressure trough is generating showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Pilbara, Kimberley and Midwest. Skies are clear in the southwest under a large area of high pressure.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.