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Queensland Satellite Notes

Thick cloud around eastern and northern QLD with a low pressure trough is producing showers and thunderstorms. Patchy cloud over inland areas due to a weak trough is producing some light showers. Skies are clearer in the west under a building ridge of high pressure.

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Dry spell will continue for the Top End

12:56 EDT

After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.

Townsville drenched by intense rain event as thunderstorms hit Queensland city

10:58 EDT

A once-in-100-year rain event has pummelled Townsville in north Queensland, causing flash flooding that caught some motorists off-guard.

Dance 4 Drought raises more than $5,000 for Aussie Helpers

10:46 EDT

A youth committee from the mid-north coast of New South Wales has raised more than $5,000 for drought-affected farmers.