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Sunday December 8, 2019

Melbourne mercury Yo-Yo's again

10:57 AEDT Temperatures are set to spike in Melbourne tomorrow, however it isn't set to last.
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Saturday December 7, 2019

Hot horizons for Canberra

12:42 AEDT Canberra will see progressively warmer days this week, peaking in the high 30's.  The mercury will hit the low 30’s this weekend, and reach the mid 30's by the start of the working week.
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Cool change relieves Perth from record heat but only temporarily

09:16 AEDT Perth reached 38.9 degrees on Friday, the last in a run of four days in which the temperature exceeded 37 degrees.
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Friday December 6, 2019

Early summer heat hits Brisbane

16:00 AEDT Brisbane just had its warmest pair of days this early in the season for 51 years.
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Water restrictions tightening as fires surround Sydney

15:10 AEDT   The drought in NSW is well and truly on Sydney's doorstep.
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Thursday December 5, 2019

NSW fires spreading amid hot and windy weather

16:00 AEDT Strong, hot and dry winds caused bushfires to flare up in central and southern NSW on Thursday afternoon.
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Australian smoke causing haze in New Zealand

10:37 AEDT Satellite images showed bushfire smoke stretching from Australia to New Zealand on Thursday.
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Wednesday December 4, 2019

Hot start to summer in Perth

12:16 AEDT Perth is having one of its hottest starts to summer on record.
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Coldest summer day on record

08:22 AEDT Australia's lowest summer daily maximum temperature record was broken this week.
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Tuesday December 3, 2019

What weather to expect in Australia this summer

16:17 AEDT Australia is moving into what is usually an active time of year for weather in Australia.  Each summer, rain and thunderstorms become more widespread over northern and eastern Australia.
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Australia's warm, dry spring

14:05 AEDT   Australia just had its driest and second hottest spring on record based on maximum temperatures, exacerbating drought and bushfires across the country.
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Sunday December 1, 2019

Melbourne's driest spring in over a decade

14:38 AEDT Victoria's capital city just registered its driest spring since 2008.
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Typhoon Kammuri barrels closer to the Philippines

13:04 AEDT Presently, Typhoon Kammuri is located approximately 600km North of Palau and still over 1000km from the east coast of the Philippines.
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Saturday November 30, 2019

Canberra's spring 2019 summary

14:11 AEDT Daytime temperatures were markedly above average over spring in the nation's capital, whilst rainfall was below average.
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Temperatures matching season for Perth

14:05 AEDT The WA capital will have a hot week to correlate with the first week of summer, unlike the eastern capitals which will be unseasonably cool for December's beginning.
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Friday November 29, 2019

Sydney's hottest November on record

14:41 AEDT Sydney is on track to register its hottest November on record based on daytime maximum temperatures.
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Southeastern Australia's cold start to summer

12:11 AEDT Southeastern Australia will experience a burst of winter-like weather during the opening days of summer, with snow, hail, rain and potentially damaging winds.
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Thursday November 28, 2019

Brisbane's dry and warm end to spring

15:34 AEDT Brisbane is on track to register its driest and hottest November in more than 30 years.
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Wednesday November 27, 2019

Melbourne's wintry start to summer

16:46 AEDT Melbourne could have its coldest first day of summer on record.
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Lightning causes new fires in NSW

10:10 AEDT The number of fires burning in NSW has increased by nearly 50 percent during the last 24 hours, after thunderstorms swept across the state on Tuesday.
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Tuesday November 26, 2019

Severe storms, dust and snow strike NSW

14:42 AEDT Showers, thunderstorms, damaging winds, areas of raised dust, bushfires and snow are all affecting NSW today.
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Monday November 25, 2019

Rain and storms in NSW

15:48 AEDT Showers and thunderstorms are bringing some respite to fire-affected areas of NSW.
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Heat stress on race horses in a changing climate

14:43 AEDT Thoroughbred race horses could become more exposed to heat stress in Australia as climate change makes hotter days more common during spring.  Horse racing has a long history in Australia.
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Sunday November 24, 2019

Wintery day to come for Victoria

09:50 AEDT Following the extreme heat witnessed last week Victoria can expect the return of some wintery conditions this coming week.
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Saturday November 23, 2019

A cool morning to come for SA and VIC

16:13 AEDT The mercury will drop to around four-to-eight degrees below the long term average across South Australia and Victoria on Sunday morning.
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Dull, drizzly skies for Newcastle's Supercars Championship

12:59 AEDT Onshore winds are directing low cloud across the Newcastle area, keeping the skies overcast for this weekend’s Supercar races.
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Friday November 22, 2019

Thunderstorms form over fires in NSW

16:20 AEDT An intense thunderstorm developed directly over the large Gospers Mountain bushfire in NSW on Friday afternoon.
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Stormy days ahead for eastern Australia

10:10 AEDT Showers and thunderstorms will develop over parts of eastern Australia during the next several days, possibly affecting some of the fires in NSW.
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Thursday November 21, 2019

Record spring heat in Victoria and Tasmania

16:50 AEDT Melbourne and Hobart both equalled their spring maximum temperature records on Thursday.
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Fire threat targets southeastern Australia

11:24 AEDT Dangerous bushfire weather will target southeastern Australia on Thursday amid a burst of record-challenging spring heat.
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Wednesday November 20, 2019

The rain lottery continues across NSW

11:40 AEDT For those looking towards the sky for the next rain event, it will be much more of a hit-and-miss affair, rather than the steady soaking that is required.
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Melbourne set to sizzle

05:50 AEDT Melburnians will need to dust off the fans in preparation for the upcoming heat.
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Tuesday November 19, 2019

Intense hot, dry, dusty winds to cut across SA

18:59 AEDT Wednesday has potential to be one of the worst fire weather days South Australia has experienced in a few years with Fire Danger expected to reach Catastrophic in several districts.
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Dense film of smoke affecting Sydney

09:53 AEDT Smoke from the ongoing Wollemi National Park bushfires drifted across the Sydney Basin overnight last night.
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Melbourne mercury Yo-Yo's again

10:57 AEDT Temperatures are set to spike in Melbourne tomorrow, however it isn't set to last.

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