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Cloud with a deep low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms from central Australia to the east coast. Thick cloud in the north and northwest with an active monsoon trough is causing areas of heavy rain and storms. Skies are clearer in the far south under a high.

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Outback pilots deliver goods to remote NT communities and check properties as wet weather continues

18:19 EDT

Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.

NT weather: Crocs, floods, and food drops as Top End residents brace for more heavy rainfall

17:37 EDT

The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.

Darwin deluge as monsoon returns

16:02 EDT

The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.