INCREASED humidity due to an easterly air flow combined with surface low pressure troughs produced showers and thunderstorms across parts of eastern Australia during the week.
From mid-week, widespread showers and thunderstorms impacted Western Australia and the Northern Territory, while a weak cold front moved over southern Australia.
Weekly totals greater than 50 mm were recorded in northern parts of the Northern Territory, north-western Queensland and northern and central Western Australia.
The highest weekly total (at a Bureau gauge) of 107.4 mm was recorded at Yeuralba Ridge, Northern Territory, including the highest daily rainfall total during the week of 106.0 mm in the 24 hours to 9 am on 10 November.
Rainfall totals between 10 and 50 mm were recorded in much of the Northern Territory and New South Wales, eastern Victoria, southern Tasmania and large parts of Queensland and Western Australia.