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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud in the southeast with a front and low pressure system is triggering light showers and thunderstorms in southeastern NSW and northeastern VIC as well as in TAS. Cloud crossing WA ahead of a front is causing isolated showers in the southwest. Clear elsewhere under a high.

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Bushfire fears as southern Queensland faces significant fire risk over the weekend

17:13 EST

Southern Queensland is in the grip of hot and dry conditions which prompted major fears for significant bushfires over the weekend.

Sydney sizzles as September heat record broken in NSW

14:14 EST

A new September record for New South Wales has been broken and total fire bans remain in place across half of the state as an unseasonal heatwave takes hold.

Fronts and troughs leading to seesaw temperatures in southeast Australia

14:11 EST

Cloud cover and wind direction changes are conspiring to make for very fast changes in temperature over parts of Victoria and NSW on Saturday.