Australia Satellite Notes
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.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
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.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.