Australian Visible Satellite/Lightning

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Australia Satellite Notes

Cloud over northern WA and parts of the NT with a trough is triggering thundery showers. Cloud over southeast NSW with a weakening front is causing showers. Cloud over southeast SA, southern NSW, VIC and TAS with the same front is generating showers and alpine snow.

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