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Australia Satellite Notes

A cloudband along a trough is bringing patchy rain to northern NSW and southern QLD and the odd thundery shower to central Australia. Cloud about the Top End coast in unstable air is causing thundery showers. Patchy cloud and the odd shower on the SA coast and in western TAS.

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Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.

Capital city April wrap-up

14:00 EST

For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.

Melbourne storm: Trees uprooted, homes damaged by out-of-season weather

12:56 EST

Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.