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Tuesday February 28, 2017

End in sight for Adelaide's string of wet seasons

16:05 AEDT Adelaide's rainy run that has spanned the last five seasons may come to an end in autumn.
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Southeast Queensland's hot and dry summer

12:38 AEDT The southeast corner of Queensland will enter autumn longing for rain and cooler temperatures after enduring its hottest summer on record.
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Monday February 27, 2017

Perth leaves cool, wet summer behind

17:05 AEDT Perth is enjoying a warm and dry end to what has otherwise wet and relatively cool summer.
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Eastern seaboard's soaking start to autumn

12:46 AEDT Parts of Australia's eastern seaboard could receive more than a month's worth of rain in the next week, raising the risk of flooding during the opening days of autumn.
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Sunday February 26, 2017

Biggest rain since last winter soaking NSW coast

15:26 AEDT Parts of the New South Wales coast are in for their biggest downpours since last winter, bringing a much needed drink to gardens and parks but also causing some flooding.
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Adelaide to welcome autumn with heatwave

13:05 AEDT After a respite from intense summer heat over the last couple of weeks, Adelaide is set to sizzle once again.
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Saturday February 25, 2017

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 AEDT If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.
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Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 AEDT Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.
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Friday February 24, 2017

Hot and dry autumn ahead for Australia

17:43 AEDT The seasonal outlook for autumn is hot and dry, but what is causing it? Both maximum and minimum temperatures look to be above average, especially for central Australia, extending down through inland NSW and western VIC.
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Wet end to summer for eastern NSW

13:41 AEDT Wrapping up a hot and humid summer many will be happy to forget, rain is on its way for most of NSW east of the divide.
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Thursday February 23, 2017

The last heat of summer for Perth

12:22 AEDT Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.
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Flooded Carpentaria only slowly drying out

10:48 AEDT Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.
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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 AEDT With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.
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Elevated fire danger ahead of seemingly benign cold front

11:19 AEDT A weak cold front will clip the southern parts of South Australia today and reach Victoria in the afternoon.
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Tuesday February 21, 2017

Sparks fly for southern parts of WA overnight

12:21 AEDT An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
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Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 AEDT The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
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Monday February 20, 2017

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 AEDT Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.
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Alice Springs the calm centre of Australia's wild weekend weather

13:15 AEDT With wild weather having erupted across the margins of the continent over the weekend, the interior of Australia was pleasantly devoid of significant weather.
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Sunday February 19, 2017

Tropical Low lashes Gulf of Carpentaria

12:10 AEDT Southern parts of the Gulf of Carpentaria have been lashed with heavy rain and gusty winds as a tropical low makes its presence felt.
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Severe thunderstorms set to strike Brisbane

10:58 AEDT Southern Queensland and northeast New South Wales are in the firing line for today's severe thunderstorms.
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Saturday February 18, 2017

Severe thunderstorms threaten NSW for second day running

11:05 AEDT Parts of Sydney, the Illawarra, Central Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains and Hunter are all at risk of being struck by a severe thunderstorm for the second day running after being hit yesterday.
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TAS prepares to batten down the hatches

10:17 AEDT A deep low pressure system is heading towards Tasmania, bringing rain and strong winds.
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Friday February 17, 2017

Flood threat increasing in Carpentaria

15:01 AEDT Flooding is becoming increasingly likely over Queensland's Lower Carpentaria, particularly on the coast, due to a nearby slow-moving tropical low with cyclone potential.
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Storms likely for Sydney

10:01 AEDT Heat will build during this morning, which will likely lead to thunderstorms from this afternoon.
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Thursday February 16, 2017

Darwin takes breather after achieving wet-season average rainfall

13:46 AEDT Parts of Northern Territory's Top End, including Darwin, have already achieved their wet-season average rainfall with more than two months of the season to go.
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Coolest weekend in months for southeastern capitals

12:15 AEDT A cold front will bring a cool change to Australia's southeast just in time for the weekend.
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Wednesday February 15, 2017

NSW fire danger rising ahead of dampening rain and storms

12:20 AEDT Fire danger is on the rise again across much of New South Wales as wind turns hotter northerly but it will be dampened by rain and storms heading into the weekend.
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For Perth, a day made all the difference

11:42 AEDT While eastern Australia was recently baking under a record-breaking heatwave, followed by wildfires over NSW and snow in Tasmania, Perth experienced interesting and record-breaking February weather of its own.
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Tuesday February 14, 2017

Warming and storming in New South Wales

10:50 AEDT Heat is flowing back into NSW this week, but this time thunderstorms should be the talk of the town.
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Southeast Queensland picking up after messy storm

10:15 AEDT Severe thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall and other destructive weather elements impacted southeast Queensland yesterday afternoon.
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Monday February 13, 2017

Over 40 Temperature Records Broken over the Weekend

16:28 AEDT Here is a list of all the maximum temperature records broken over the weekend just gone in NSW and QLD All-time records QLD - Gatton 45.7C, Oakey 42.8C, Toowoomba 40.8C and Kingaroy 41.6C NSW - Port Macquarie 46.5C, Moree 47.3C, Grafton 46.3C, Kempsey 46.4C, Taree 45.7C, Casino 45.6C, Lismore 42.8C and Evans Head 43.1C February Records QLD - Thargomindah (New QLD February Record) 47.2C, Miles 43.4C, Amberley 43.0C, Gayndah 41.9C, St George 46.8C, Dalby 43.0C, Beaudesert 43.1C, Rome 45.0C, Gympie 41.3C, Birdsville 47.1C Ballera 47.0C, Charleville 45.2C and Jimna 39.4C NSW - Mungindi 48C, Walgett Ap 47.9C, Coonamble Ap 47C, Kempsey Ap 47C, Lightning Ridge 47C, Narrabri 47C, Scone 47C, Singleton 47C, Cessnock 46C, Tamworth 45.9C, Lostock Dam 45.6C, Quirindi 44C, Mt Seaview 43.2C, Coonabarabran 43C, Lismore 43C, Pindari Dam 42.8C, Inverell 40C, Tabulam 39.7C, Dorrigo 38C, Armidale 37.6C, Glen Innes Ap 37C and Guyra 35C.
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Tame weather to grip southeastern Australia

09:39 AEDT Extreme weather has been the talk of the nation, but thankfully the worst affected areas will see normality return.
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Sunday February 12, 2017

Southeastern Australia, the hottest place on earth but it's all relative

13:04 AEDT For the past few days, inland areas of southeastern Australia have been registering temperatures in the low-to-mid 40s making it by far the hottest region on the planet over the past few days.
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Fire and Ice over eastern Australia

09:58 AEDT While large parts of New South Wales and Queensland are feeling the continued effects of a blistering heatwave, conditions in Tasmania could not be more contrasting.
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Saturday February 11, 2017

Fire danger rising as heat intensifies across NSW, ACT

13:20 AEDT As much of New South Wales and the ACT bake in near-record heat, fire danger is becoming very high in most districts and reaching catastrophic in some areas, putting residents and emergency services on alert.
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Adelaide shaking off the heat

10:14 AEDT After the past three days of scorching heat, Adelaide can look forward to a run of mild temperatures.
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Friday February 10, 2017

Soggy and cold in Perth

17:26 AEDT While the eastern states bake, Perth experienced a very wet and winter-like day.
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121 year old heat record broken in Sydney

15:21 AEDT Sydney has just broken a long standing summer record for the number of days above 35 degrees.
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Thursday February 9, 2017

Flooding rain inundates Pilbara

16:39 AEDT Parts of Western Australia's Pilbara are underwater today following the heaviest February rain on record.
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Several states brace for intense heatwave

15:01 AEDT It has already been an oppressive start to 2017 across central and eastern Australia as successive heatwaves allowed little, if any respite in many areas.
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End in sight for Adelaide's string of wet seasons

16:05 AEDT Adelaide's rainy run that has spanned the last five seasons may come to an end in autumn.

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