Australian Satellite/Lightning

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JMA Himawari-8

Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over inland WA in a heat trough is generating showers and thunderstorms. Patchier cloud over eastern NT and north QLD in a weaker trough is only causing a few showers and the odd storm. High cloud over the eastern interior is not bringing any rain due to dry winds.

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Satellite images detect waves in the sky

19:10 EDT

A phenomenon known as atmospheric gravity waves was detected in a sequence of satellite images off the northern coast of Western Australia this week.

David Littleproud labels release of water storage images 'premature and incorrect'

15:56 EDT

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) will be investigated over the during a pumping embargo in parts of the Murray-Darling Basin.

Spring wind and warmth to raise fire danger in several states

12:56 EDT

A burst of hot and windy weather will cause a spike in fire danger ratings across parts of southern and eastern Australia later this week.