A trough in the east is generating thunderstorms in the tropics and southeastern NSW. Unstable air behind a front is producing showers in VIC and TAS. A high over the Bight is keeping SA clear. A trough in WA is causing thundery showers in the Pilbara and Kimberley.
18:30 EDT Friday 13th has lived up to its reputation for bad luck in regard to severe weather as thunderstorms, hail, heat and damaging wind gusts have all featured, throughout the country.