A trough over northeastern NSW is triggering showers and potentially severe thunderstorms (heavy rain and large hail). A front and trough is approaching SA producing showers. A trough about western parts of WA is generating heavy showers with the odd thunderstorm.
Fri 14:18 EST Severe thunderstorms batter the Hunter region overnight.
Fri 12:13 EST A weak Tropical Low near the Top End has been watched closely this week in anticipation of it developing into a tropical cyclone.
Thu 15:15 EST Sydneysiders are being bathed by late-season warmth, the warmest for this late in autumn in 61 years, with the city nudging 30 degrees this afternoon.