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Synoptic Chart

Monday

Easterly winds are causing very hot and dry conditions in WA. Onshore winds are bringing isolated showers to the eastern seaboard. A trough across the tropics is generating thunderstorms across northern QLD and the NT coasts. A high in the south is keeping VIC and SA mostly dry.

Issued Monday 20:08 EDT
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  • Low Pressure Trough
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