Locals desperate for rain shared photos of flooded streets on social media after the outback town copped 33mm of rainfall.
'This is why we don’t want to go outside here on the island… and there is many more,' a woman said as she filmed the predator.
Adelaide and Melbourne are facing up to seven days of rain, while most cities will be wet for at least some of the weekend.
More than 45 trucks were flipped during the hurricane-force winds that caused havoc in Salt Lake City.
Sydney reached 30 degrees on Thursday, its warmest start to spring in 25 years - but cooler days are ahead. See the state-by-state weekend weather guide.
Sydney will warm up significantly for the weekend while Melbourne finally gets some rain relief. See the state-by-state guide.
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its spring outlook and confirmed its forecast of wet months ahead for most of Australia.
Hurricane Laura is set to bring a wall of water over two storeys high as it heads towards the shores of Texas and Louisiana.
Temperature records were broken in NSW and ACT, with more than a metre of snow expected to have fallen by the end of the weekend.
The enormous water spout made landfall before it started causing even more chaos among the neighbourhood's luxury beachside homes.
A chilly weekend is forecast for Australia's southeast with those in Canberra and Tasmania likely to see snow. Check out the state-by-state guide.