Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Saturday

Low pressure troughs extending across WA, the NT and into central QLD are bring showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly to the Top End and tropical QLD. High pressure is keeping elsewhere dry, also bringing areas of patchy low cloud to southern VIC and southwestern WA.

Issued Saturday 07:11 EDT
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  • Low Pressure Trough
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