Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud stretching across northern WA, the NT and QLD along a trough is generating patchy rain and the odd thunderstorm. Cloud crossing SA, VIC and TAS with a powerful front is bringing showers, heaviest in TAS. Cloud over the Top End in unstable air is causing thundershowers.
A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.
Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.
A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).