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Australia Satellite Notes

Extensive cloud over Australia with a series of low pressure troughs is triggering storms throughout WA, SA, NSW, QLD and the NT with showers in VIC and TAS. Thick cloud in the north with a deepening monsoon trough and developing low is producing heavy rain.

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NT weather: Bureau predicts week of wet weather across state

20:15 EDT

Territorians should brace themselves for a very wet week, with rainfalls of up to 300 millimetres expected in some areas.

Stormy start to the week

16:25 EDT

Severe thunderstorms are affecting three states this afternoon.

Trans-Tasman temperature contrast

15:28 EDT

New Zealand is experiencing an unseasonably cool summer, whilst parts of eastern Australia endure their hottest start to the year on record.