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Australia Satellite Notes

Thick cloud over the Top End and north QLD in a deepening low is generating storms and rain. Cloud across inland parts of WA, SA and NSW in a broad trough is causing a few showers and storms, some intense. Cloud in eastern QLD in moist southeast winds is bringing the odd shower.

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Tropical Cyclone Owen heads for Cape Shield and Groote Eylandt, BOM issues warning

16:52 EDT

A Tropical Cyclone warning has been issued for parts of the north-east Top End, including Cape Shield and Groote Eylandt.

Health expert warns residents are at risk from high sodium in water in drought-stricken NSW town of Walgett

15:45 EDT

Walgett has always been a river town, perched near the junction of the Barwon and the Namoi rivers.

Stormy end to the week in southeastern Australia

11:12 EDT

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will affect Australia’s southeastern states and territories during the second half of this week.

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