Australia Satellite Notes
A low pressure trough over the NT and inland QLD is triggering a few showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over inland WA and SA with another trough is causing showers and storms. Thick cloud in the north with a deepening monsoon trough is bringing thundery showers.
A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days.
Following a good start to January 2017 rainfall, when 125mm fell during the first 48 hours of the year, conditions have been relatively dry for the Northern Territory capital.
In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.