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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud with a trough is bringing rain and gusty thunderstorms to the tropics. Cloud with troughs in the east and west is bringing thunderstorms to southern QLD and eastern NSW and rain to northwestern and central western parts of WA. Clear skies elsewhere under high pressure.

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Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.