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Tuesday August 20, 2019

Windy weather prompts warnings across Australia

07:47 AEST A strong high pressure system and a cold front will produce blustery winds from Tasmania to the Top End on Tuesday.
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Monday August 19, 2019

Queensland dust blows over Gulf of Carpentaria

21:23 AEST Strong winds ejected a large plume of Queensland dust across Gulf of Carpentaria on Monday.
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Cold snap sends shivers across southern Australia

11:53 AEST A mass of cold polar air caused rain, hail and snow across multiple states and territories during the weekend, with more wintry weather on the way in the coming days.
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Sunday August 18, 2019

Wet and windy week ahead for Tasmania

14:58 AEST Australia's southernmost state is about the feel the brunt of the Roaring Forties, with a run of cold fronts lining up to deliver wild weather.
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Wintery chill for Perth

11:56 AEST Those in Perth will have woken up to a chilly one this morning, with the cities' temperature falling to a cool 3 degrees overnight in the wake of Friday's strong cold front.
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Saturday August 17, 2019

Western Australia rain, snow and frost

13:33 AEST A strong cold front delivered at least some rain to most central and southern districts of WA, except for Eucla, over the last 24 hours.
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Quick change for Canberra

11:42 AEST You'd be forgiven for thinking that summer was making an early start in Canberra at the moment, but that's all about to change.
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Friday August 16, 2019

Stubborn snow in central NSW

16:08 AEST Snow is still sitting on the ground in parts of central NSW today, five days after it stopped falling from the sky.
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Cold snap looms for southeastern Australia

11:02 AEST Another burst of wintry weather will cause showers, thunderstorms, blustery winds and low-level snow in southeastern Australia from this weekend.
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Thursday August 15, 2019

Putting last week's alpine snow into a historical context

13:10 AEST Snowy Hydro have released their latest natural snow depth measurements for the Snowy Mountains.
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Wednesday August 14, 2019

Wet week in Western Australia

13:41 AEST Wet and stormy weather will affect a large area of Western Australia this week.
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Temperatures see-saw in NSW

12:31 AEST Temperatures are bouncing back across NSW after last week's cold snap, although more wintry weather is on the way for parts of the state.
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Tuesday August 13, 2019

Snow lingering in central NSW

16:09 AEST Snow was still visible across parts of central NSW on Tuesday afternoon.
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Rare lightning near the North Pole

12:59 AEST Lightning was detected near the North Pole on the weekend in a rare display of polar thunderstorms.  A number of lightning strikes occurred within 500 kilometres of the North Pole on Saturday, according to the U.S.
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Monday August 12, 2019

Kangaroos in the snow

17:26 AEST A video of Kangaroos jumping across a snow-covered paddock in NSW on the weekend has gone viral around the world.
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Snow lingering after wintry weekend

14:14 AEST A big area of snow is still on the ground in central NSW as temperatures struggle to bounce back after the weekend's icy blast.
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Sunday August 11, 2019

Relentless weather from Tropical Storms in Japan and China

17:55 AEST Tropical Storm Krosa is expected to make landfall over Japan in the coming days, this occurring after China was impacted by another Tropical Storm, Lekima, a few days ago.
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Windy weekend wrap-up

12:00 AEST The southern and southeastern parts of the country have been lashed by persistent, at times damaging and even destructive winds in places during the last four days.  Starting earlier this week; Thursday saw South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria experience the first in series low pressure systems, low pressure troughs and cold fronts.
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Saturday August 10, 2019

Cool running for Sydney's City2Surf

17:45 AEST It will be a cool and breezy start for the runners of the 49th City2Surf.
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Snowflakes dust eastern NSW

10:40 AEST Residents in elevated eastern parts of NSW woke to find a few inches of snow on Saturday morning, thanks to the many cold fronts and cold-air systems that are are still crossing the southeastern parts of the country.
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Friday August 9, 2019

Season-saving snow hits the alps

14:52 AEST More than half a metre of fresh snow has accumulated in parts of Australia's mainland alps during the last two days, with more on the way.
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Severe wintry weather battering southeastern Australia

10:47 AEST Damaging winds, low-level snow, dust storms and heavy rain have all featured during the first 24 hours of a four-day spell of severe wintry weather.
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Thursday August 8, 2019

From fire danger to snow potential in two days

13:04 AEST Warm and windy weather has prompted a fire weather warning in southern Queensland today, just two days before temperatures get cold enough for a chance of snow on the Granite Belt.
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Four days of dangerous wintry weather ahead

08:14 AEST Severe weather warnings have been issued in four states and territories as Australia's southeast braces for a multi-day spell of intense, wintry weather.
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Wednesday August 7, 2019

Snow to low levels later this week

12:49 AEST A mass of cold polar air is likely to cause snow to low levels in southeastern Australia later this week.
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Tuesday August 6, 2019

Aurora australis seen from Australia

20:27 AEST The aurora australis could be seen from parts of southern Australia this week.
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Wintry weather inbound for southeastern Australia

14:16 AEST A series of cold fronts being driven by a deep low pressure system will cause rain, hail, thunderstorms, heavy snow, damaging winds and blizzards in southeastern Australia during the second half of this week.  A large pool of cold, upper level air surging out of the Southern Ocean will pass over Australia's southeastern states between Thursday and Sunday.  Image: ECMWF-HRES model showing 850hPa air teperature and mean sea level pressure on Saturday, August 10th.
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Monday August 5, 2019

Warmer, drier than usual weather on the horizon

18:30 AEST Warmer and drier than usual weather is expected to be on the cards for most of Australia between August and October, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
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Australia sets new record for consecutive warm months

18:21 AEST Australia just registered its 4th warmest and 12th driest July in more than a century of records.
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Sunday August 4, 2019

Warm weather on the way ahead of a looming cold front

15:28 AEST New South Wales and South Australia's interior regions are set for a string of warm days this week, ahead of looming cold front expected Wednesday evening.
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Dusty, dry and a bit chilly in the Kimberley

13:54 AEST While the southwestern parts of WA are currently in the grips of a passing cold front, some chilly overnight conditions were also experienced over the far northeastern parts of the state.
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Saturday August 3, 2019

Hot and dry winter for Northern Australia

15:11 AEST Above average temperatures and rain deficits are continuing to break records across Australia's north.  2019 has already seen multiple records fall for Northern Australia in terms of both temperature and rainfall with the Top End recording its hottest wet season ever, as well its driest wet season since 1992.
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Wintery weekend weather expected in Perth

13:03 AEST Temperatures are currently in the low twenties across Perth, but the mild conditions are expected to give way to a period of rainfall, thunderstorms and elevated wind speeds as a cold front crosses the southwestern parts of the country on Saturday.
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Friday August 2, 2019

Wet weather in Perth this weekend

20:34 AEST A cold front will bring showers and possibly a storm to Perth on Saturday.
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Cold snap looms for southeastern Australia

13:19 AEST There are early indications that an outbreak of polar air could send chills through southeastern Australia at the end of next week.  After a relatively benign start to August, forecast models suggest that a pulse of cold Antarctic-borne air could sweep across southeastern Australia from Thursday or Friday next week.
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Thursday August 1, 2019

Early bushfire season in parts of NSW

14:21 AEST The 2019/20 bushfire season has started a couple of months early in parts of NSW, following another dry and warm start to winter.
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Another exceptionally warm July in Sydney

10:49 AEST Sydney has registered its two warmest Julys on record during the last two years.
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Windy weather prompts warnings across Australia

07:47 AEST A strong high pressure system and a cold front will produce blustery winds from Tasmania to the Top End on Tuesday.

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