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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud in the southeast with a low and front is producing gusty showers. A band of cloud stretching from WA to the east coast with a trough is triggering storms in WA, southern QLD and northern NSW. Thick cloud in the NT Top End in low pressure is triggering showers and storms.

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Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.

Capital city April wrap-up

14:00 EST

For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.

Melbourne storm: Trees uprooted, homes damaged by out-of-season weather

12:56 EST

Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.