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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over WA with a series of lows and troughs is generating showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Cloud over QLD with a trough is bringing a showers and storms. Skies are mostly clear over the remainder of the country under a broad high pressure ridge.

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Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.