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Australia Satellite Notes

A low pressure trough over the NT and inland QLD is triggering showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Cloud over inland WA and SA with another trough is causing showers and storms, also some severe. Cloud in the north with a deepening monsoon trough is bringing thundery showers.

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Heating up across the southeastern capitals

11:19 EDT

A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days.

Darwin not quite that wet (yet)

11:13 EDT

Following a good start to January 2017 rainfall, when 125mm fell during the first 48 hours of the year, conditions have been relatively dry for the Northern Territory capital.

Steamy night in Brisbane

14:29 EDT

In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.