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Western Australian Visible Satellite/Lightning

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Western Australia Satellite Notes

Thick cloud bands over parts of WA with a broad low pressure trough are triggering showers and thunderstorms (locally severe). Skies are generally clear over in the northeast and west of the state under a ridge of high pressure.

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