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Tuesday January 28, 2020

Heatwave sweeping across southern Australia

15:04 AEDT A heatwave will sweep across southern Australia this week, elevating temperatures and fire danger ratings across multiple states and territories.
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Flooding rain in tropical Queensland

12:00 AEDT Heavy rain is causing flooding in parts of tropical Queensland this week, with some places receiving their heaviest rain in decades during the last 24 hours.
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Monday January 27, 2020

Healthy rainfall for many parts of Queensland

14:55 AEDT A monsoon-like synoptic pattern and humid winds from the Coral Sea are combining to generate welcome rain over a vast area of Queensland.
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Extreme hot weather to affect Australian Open Tennis finals

10:47 AEDT With Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic getting through to the quarterfinals yesterday, and a big clash between Australian Nick Kyrgios and Men’s Singles World Number One Rafael Nadal tonight, many big names in the tennis world, as well as fans in Melbourne, can expect extreme weather to affect the later rounds of the tournament this week.
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Sunday January 26, 2020

Rainfall totals creep up as monsoon conditions burst across the north

15:38 AEDT From flooding rain across rivers in the Northern Territory and Queensland, to hail and dust storms across NSW and widespread rainfall across Victoria, this week has been busy across the east and north.
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String of heat caps off January for Canberra

12:30 AEDT While northern and eastern NSW are in for storms and rain, Australia's capital is experiencing a sweltering Australia day, with the hot temperatures set to stretch to the end of the month.
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Saturday January 25, 2020

A Stormy Australia Day Ahead for the East and North

15:24 AEDT Australia Day will be a stormy one for much of northern and eastern Australia as a deep trough brings sparky skies.
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Western Australia looking to swelter

10:35 AEDT A run of hot days well above the January average are anticipated throughout Western Australia beginning from today.  The Australia Day long weekend may be an uncomfortable one for those in Australia's west, with daytime temperatures expected to peak in the high 30's to mid 40's across much of the state.
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Friday January 24, 2020

Sydney Airport's world-beating heat

11:41 AEDT Sydney Airport was the equal hottest place in the world on Thursday.
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Tropical soaking to cause flooding in QLD and NT

10:37 AEDT Widespread rain and thunderstorms will affect parts of northern Queensland and the NT during the next week, with more than 300mm of rain and flooding possible in some areas.  Moisture-laden winds feeding into a slow-moving low pressure system and trough will cause rain and storms across a broad area of northern Australia each day for at least the next week.
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Thursday January 23, 2020

Sydney's hottest day in two years

13:30 AEDT Sydney just reached 40 degrees for the first time in two years and the heat will last well into the night.
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Wednesday January 22, 2020

Dust storm sweeping over SA, NSW and VIC

15:08 AEDT A large dust storm is sweeping over parts of South Australia, Victoria and NSW this afternoon.
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Fire threat returns to NSW

11:40 AEDT Hot and windy weather will cause Severe to Extreme fire danger ratings in parts of NSW on Thursday.
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Tuesday January 21, 2020

Severe storms in southeast QLD on Tuesday

14:10 AEDT Severe thunderstorms could develop over parts of southeast Queensland on Tuesday afternoon, with large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain all possible.
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Heat returning to southeastern Australia as more storms loom for eastern states

09:21 AEDT Hot and windy weather will elevate fire danger ratings in parts of southeastern Australia during the middle of this week, just days after heavy rain and severe thunderstorms brought large hail and flash flooding.
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Monday January 20, 2020

Severe weather hitting NSW, ACT and Victoria

13:34 AEDT Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are producing flooding, hail and damaging winds in parts of NSW, the ACT and Victoria today.
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Sunday January 19, 2020

Jumpers and raincoats needed for Melbourne & Adelaide

16:47 AEDT Temperatures well below average are forecast for Melbourne and Adelaide over the coming days, with some drizzly rain also adding to the chill factor.   Daytime temperatures are only expected to reach a top of 21 degrees on Monday in Melbourne, as a trough residing over the region keeps skies overcast and some possibly strong southerly winds persist throughout the day.
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Flooding rainfall across southeastern QLD and northeastern NSW

12:15 AEDT Highly populated areas of the Brisbane, Gold Coast and northern Rivers area received flooding rainfall over the last few days.
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Friday January 17, 2020

More rain on the horizon for eastern, southeast Australia

14:52 AEDT Wet weather will continue to affect parts of eastern and southeastern Australia this weekend and early next week, with heavy rain and severe thunderstorms likely in some areas.
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Skies open over QLD and NSW

11:13 AEDT Parts of eastern Australia have received their best rain in more than two years during the last 24 hours.
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Thursday January 16, 2020

Thursday's storms becoming severe in eastern Australia

14:12 AEDT Severe thunderstorms are developing over parts of eastern Australia this afternoon, with warnings in place for heavy rain, damaging winds and large hail.
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Storms hit Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart as wet weather becomes widespread over eastern Australia

09:46 AEDT Showers and thunderstorms developed over a broad swathe of eastern and southeastern Australia during the last 24 hours, with storms impacting multiple capital cities.
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Wednesday January 15, 2020

Severe storms hitting central Victoria

15:39 AEDT A band of potentially severe thunderstorms is moving across central Victoria from west to east this afternoon.
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Storm clouds build over eastern Australia

13:28 AEDT The best rain in two months has fallen over parts of Australia's eastern inland as a multi-day outbreak of showers and thunderstorms gets underway.
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Tuesday January 14, 2020

Severe Tropical Cyclone Claudia spares Australia

17:11 AEDT Australia has escaped the most intense weather of Severe Tropical Cyclone Claudia, with the system likely to weaken as it drifts over the Indian Ocean during the next couple of days.
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Rain on the horizon for eastern Australia

11:24 AEDT Showers and thunderstorms will increase over fire and drought affected areas of eastern Australia during the next week.
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Monday January 13, 2020

Severe Tropical Cyclone Claudia

10:49 AEDT The first severe tropical cyclone of the season is spinning off Australia's northwest coast today.
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Sunday January 12, 2020

NSW & QLD expecting a drenching

13:37 AEDT Widespread areas of NSW and QLD can look forward to some much needed heavy rainfall from Wednesday, with this rain potentially lingering for up to a week.  After months of little rain, eastern parts of Australia can finally expect a good drenching throughout the coming week, with the BoM forecasting northern and eastern parts of NSW and southern and central areas of QLD around a 60% chance of exceeding 25mm of rainfall for the week.
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Large hazardous surf to hit the NSW coast

12:02 AEDT Sizeable long period swell will bring dangerous surf to much of the New South Wales coast tomorrow.
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Saturday January 11, 2020

Southerly buster rocks Sydney through the graveyard shift

14:49 AEDT Awoken suddenly near 1:30am in Sydney with rattling windows and flying outdoor furniture?   A gusty southerly buster is to blame for bringing 100km/h+ wind gusts in the early hours this morning.
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Tropical Deluge Over the Top End

10:45 AEDT More than half a metre of rain has fallen over parts of the Top End in the last 24 hours, thanks to a slow-moving tropical low.
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Friday January 10, 2020

Cyclone Blake spreads rain across WA

12:01 AEDT Parts of Western Australia are having their first decent rain of the season as the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Blake pass over the state's interior.
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Thursday January 9, 2020

Climate statement confirms 2019 as record warm, dry year for Australia

11:59 AEDT Australia's annual climate statement was released on Thursday, confirming that 2019 was the country's warmest and driest year on record.
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Wednesday January 8, 2020

Record three-year warm and dry spell in NSW

12:22 AEDT New South Wales has just experienced a three-year period of warm and dry weather that has no precedent in official records.
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Fire danger returning to southeastern Australia

10:10 AEDT Another round of hot and windy weather will elevate fire danger ratings in southern and southeastern Australia on Thursday and Friday, before a brief burst of showers and storms.
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Heatwave sweeping across southern Australia

15:04 AEDT A heatwave will sweep across southern Australia this week, elevating temperatures and fire danger ratings across multiple states and territories.

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