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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud across the northern tropics in moist, unstable air is generating heavy showers and storms. Cloud spreading south in the NT and WA along troughs is causing a few storms. Patchy cloud and the odd shower about the central NSW coast from a Tasman Low. Mostly clear elsewhere.

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Cyclone Joyce stirs up snake activity in WA's north as king brown strikes at dog

17:42 EDT

A cyclone which lashed northern Western Australia has stirred up snake activity in people's backyards, with a pet dog having a narrow miss with a deadly king brown on a family's veranda.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".