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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over WA with a series of lows and troughs is generating showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Cloud over QLD with onshore winds and a trough is bringing a few showers and storms. Skies are mostly clear over the remainder of the country under a broad high pressure ridge.

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Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.

Storm respite for southeast QLD

11:33 EDT

After a very wet start to summer, Queensland's southeast can finally begin to dry out a little.