A weak trough over inland QLD in addition to moist onshore winds is triggering some light isolated showers. A broad region of low pressure about northern Australia is producing the odd thundery shower, mostly about the Cape York Peninsula. Skies remain generally clear elsewhere.
Wed 13:25 EST Eastern New South Wales has been soaked by some of the heaviest showers since spring.
Wed 12:25 EST It is Wednesday and the holiday season in nearly upon us.
Tue 13:14 EST Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ita has now been downgraded to an extra-tropical low as it tracks southeast along the southern Coral Sea on a direct collision course with New Zealand's North Island.