The large circular cloud band with embedded thunderstorms, located off the
northwest WA coast, is associated with Severe Tropical Cyclone "Marcus"
Thunderstorms are active near the monsoon trough which extends from the Timor
Sea to a intensifying tropical low located over the Arafura Sea and further out
to the Solomon Sea.
A low pressure trough is producing isolated thunderstorms and patchy middle to
high level cloud over the eastern interior of the continent.
A high pressure system southeast of Tasmania is directing onshore winds and
areas of low cloud to the coast of New South Wales and southeast Queensland.
Rainfall over the mid north coast of New South Wales is enhanced by a low
pressure trough near the central and north coast of New South Wales.
A frontal system along with its associated cloud band are approaching the
southwest of WA.