Australian Satellite/Lightning

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JMA Himawari-8

Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over the southeast with a front is generating squally showers over TAS, and scattered showers over VIC. Cloud over inland QLD with a trough is producing a few storms, but bringing little-to-no rain. Cloud in the NT and WA with another trough is causing thunderstorms.

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