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Australia Satellite Notes

Low cloud over the SA coast with a cold front is bringing isolated thundery showers. Scattered cloud over central WA, lower NT, SA, northern QLD and eastern VIC with a series of troughs are generating showers and storms. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under high pressure.

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Eastern Australia's frost season starts late but abruptly

18:52 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.