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Australia Satellite Notes

A broad blanket of cloud is spreading across the interior in strong upper winds, but no rain is reaching the surface. A cloud band is crossing WA, triggering showers. Low cloud is being pushed over SA, VIC and TAS in icy westerly winds, leading to isolated showers.

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Cold front delivers for boardriders

13:47 EST

After a slow start to the snow season and a week of small to no surf, an intense cold front has brought some happiness to snowboarders and surfers in Victoria and New South Wales.

Above average rainfall for WA

13:39 EST

Parts of WA have been receiving persistent showers in recent days, propelling some locations well past their monthly average.

Gale-force winds hit southern Queensland, as temperatures drop across state

13:30 EST

South-east Queensland has been lashed with gale-force winds overnight, cutting power to tens of thousands of properties, as temperatures plummeted across the state.