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Western Australian Satellite/Lightning

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Western Australia Satellite Notes

Thick widespread cloud over WA with a low pressure trough is bringing areas of patchy light rain and thunderstorms. Low cloud along the southwest corner with onshore winds is triggering showers, mainly along the coast. Skies are clear in the north under a high pressure ridge.

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Wild weather on the way for New South Wales

12:42 EST

After a month of mostly high pressure, a cold front and trough will bump away the high and bring some woolly weather later this week to parts of New South Wales.

Turbulent skies over WA's interior

10:55 EST

Following a week of generally clear weather over the interior of WA, thundery clouds and a strong jetstream are leading to storm activity and some magnificent cloud features observable on satellite.

Skyrocketing beanies caused by winter

15:00 EST

We're now past the shortest day of the year and well into winter, so just how wintry is it in southeastern Australia? A weak cold front has just clipped Victoria and southeastern New South Wales, bringing with it frequent showers and fresh winds.