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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over QLD in a deepening trough is causing rain and storms in central and eastern parts to increase. Cloud across the Top End and northern WA in another trough is generating showers and storms, with showers in southern WA. High pressure is keeping it mostly dry elsewhere.

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Fire danger about to spike in SE Australia and drop in WA

15:08 EDT

Fire danger is about to spike in South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales and about to drop in Western Australia as an area of hot, dry wind heads east.

Heavy rain and storms hit Queensland

13:09 EDT

Heavy storms are lashing central Queensland, whilst rain and strong winds affect the coast.

Scorching Night for Central NT

13:00 EDT

Parts of Central NT have had their hottest morning in 7 years.