Thunderstorms bring rain to fire-affected areas but also cause damage through hail and flash floods.Read more
Melbourne and Canberra are pelted by golf-ball sized stones, causing widespread damage.
South-eastern Australia will see heavy rain in the next couple of days. Queensland has already seen a deluge of 150mm in just two hours.
Storms hit parts of Australia's east coast, dousing some fires and giving inhabitants some respite.