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Western Australia Satellite Notes

Thick widespread cloud over WA with a low pressure trough is bringing areas of patchy light rain and thunderstorms in the east. Low cloud in the southwest with onshore winds is triggering showers, mainly along the coast. Skies are clear in the north under a high pressure.

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Cheeky fox suspected to be making regular contribution to WA farmer's BOM rain gauge

18:43 EST

A West Australian farmer who collects rainfall data for the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) suspects his precipitation is not just falling from the sky, with a fox making regular contributions to his rain gauge.

Outbak soaking to spread east

17:57 EST

A month's worth of rain has fallen in Western Australia's Interior during the past two days.

China landslide: Hopes fade for 93 missing after disaster

15:27 EST

Rescue workers in China have pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud as they searched for 93 people missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors.