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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over SA, VIC and TAS with a cold front is triggering rain, showers and a few thunderstorms. Cloud along the northern QLD and southern WA coast with onshore winds is causing a few showers. Skies are clearer elsewhere under a high pressure system.

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Another frosty weekend ahead

13:48 EST

There have been some remarkably low temperatures recorded across Australia during the last week and more frosty starts are just around the corner.

Great Barrier Reef coral recovery slows significantly over 18-year period

12:31 EST

Over the last three decades the Great Barrier Reef has been hit by a series of intense cyclones, bleaching, crown of thorn starfish outbreaks and flood events that have caused well-documented, but reparable damage.

Australian snow depth update

11:34 EST

Australia's natural snow depth has increased for the third consecutive week, with more fresh powder on the way in the coming days.