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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud stretching from WA to the east coast with a deep trough is generating heavy showers and storms over WA, the NT, SA and NSW, some severe, with showers in VIC. Thick cloud in the north is causing heavy showers and a few storms with a deepening monsoon trough and low.

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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.

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

15:36 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.

NSW heatwave: Records tumble in Moree, while Sydney set to swelter with top of 40C

14:06 EDT

As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.