Australia Satellite Notes
Cloud with a low pressure trough is triggering isolated showers and thunderstorms from central Australia to northern NSW. Thick cloud in the northwest with an active monsoon trough and low is causing areas of heavy rain and storms. Skies are clearer in the far south under a high.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.
The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.