A trough is producing showers and storms over SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW, potentially severe in VIC. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian is bringing heavy rain and storms to far north QLD. A high is directing moist onshore winds and showers onto the QLD east coast.
Tue 13:29 EDT A hot air mass ahead of a cold front raised overnight temperatures over 11 degrees above average across western Victoria.
Tue 11:39 EDT El Nino is one extreme of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomena, in which La Nina is its counterpart.
Mon 13:42 EDT Victoria is likely to experience severe thunderstorms on Tuesday as a front and trough sweep across the state.