Australia Satellite Notes
A large band of cloud over WA due to a low and trough is generating rain and storms, causing to flooding in the Pilbara. Cloud over NSW and QLD in a trough is causing rain and storms. Cloud in the tropics in a weak monsoon is causing a few showers and storms.
Queensland may see its first tropical cyclone in two years in coming days, although the situation is still hard to call.
A tropical low off north Queensland has a high chance of developing into a cyclone and making landfall by early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
It runs one of the most-viewed websites in Australia and broadcasts its weather forecasts and warnings around the country each day.