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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud is gradually clearing from the southeast as a high moves in from the west, causing showers to become isolated. Patchy cloud is crossing WA and SA ahead of a cold front, bringing showers in its wake, some thundery. Mid-level cloud is crossing NT in strong winds aloft.

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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.

Kiwis in for a pounding

12:24 EST

A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.

When it rains over Uluru

12:19 EST

The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.