Troughs are generating showers and storms about the NSW ranges and in southwest WA. A high is keeping SA, TAS and VIC generally dry and calm. Onshore winds and showers for the QLD coast. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian is causing heavy rain about the Gulf of Carpentaria.
14:22 EDT Autumn has begun in a warm and thundery way across much of New South Wales and it looks like lasting into the weekend.