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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over SA, central Australia in a weak trough are only generating the odd shower and storm. Cloud over northern tropical QLD in moist, unstable air is causing showers ad the odd storm. Clouds in far eastern VIC near a weak front is also causing showers.

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Eastern Australia's frost season starts late but abruptly

18:52 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.