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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over eastern NT and north QLD with a decaying low is bringing rain and a few storms, heaviest about the Gulf. Cloud crossing SA, VIC and TAS with a gusty cool change is only bringing the odd light shower. Cloud in northwest WA in a weak trough is causing a few storms.

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Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.

Elevated fire danger ahead of seemingly benign cold front

11:19 EDT

A weak cold front will clip the southern parts of South Australia today and reach Victoria in the afternoon.

Authorities warn against swimming in Swan and Canning rivers after heavy rains, flooding

10:55 EDT

Heavy rainfall that caused flooding across southern Western Australia a week ago has filled Perth's river systems with sediment and nutrients, as well as potentially harmful bacteria.