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Monday May 29, 2017

Wintery preview as snow covers alps

13:09 AEST The first in a pair of cold fronts brought a decent bout of snow to Australia's alps on Sunday and more is on the way tomorrow.
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Sydney set to shiver

11:25 AEST If you thought getting out of bed was difficult in Sydney this morning, then you probably won't like tomorrow.
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Sunday May 28, 2017

A cool, bright night for Victoria

18:29 AEST As autumn draws to an end, another front swept over Victoria last night bringing more rain and blustery conditions.
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Thundersnow strikes Thredbo and Perisher

14:03 AEST Early this afternoon a cold front surging across the VIC/NSW border produced the rare combination of both snow and lightning.
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Saturday May 27, 2017

Early snow heading to Australian Alps

13:47 AEST A cold front is surging across southern Australia today and will reach the Alps on Sunday morning.
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Adelaide's early start to winter

11:35 AEST A pair of fronts are set to bring a chilly start to winter for the South Australian capital.
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Friday May 26, 2017

The injustice of rain

16:47 AEST The cumulative effect of two rain-bearing systems in the last saw many locations across New South Wales exceed their monthly average rainfall by Wednesday morning.
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Clear start to Vivid Sydney

16:30 AEST It will be a picture-perfect start to Vivid Sydney as lasers, stars and moonlight illuminate the harbour tonight.
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Thursday May 25, 2017

Wintry end to autumn for Australia's southeast

13:47 AEST It's going to be a chilly end to autumn in Australia's southeast, with three cold fronts set to sweep through during the six days.
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Wednesday May 24, 2017

Another foggy start for Brisbane

15:20 AEST Flights were diverted from Brisbane Airport this morning as fog once again shrouded southeast Queensland.
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Sydney wakes to rare rumble

13:00 AEST Sydneysiders were woken up this morning by a loud bang that may have been caused by a rare type of lightning.
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Tuesday May 23, 2017

Perth finally sees string of wet days

16:21 AEST Perth has received more rain during the last four days than the last two and a half months combined.
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Foggy starts as winter looms

15:46 AEST Fog is a sure sign that winter is on the way and there was plenty of it across the country this morning.
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Monday May 22, 2017

Southern swell reaches NSW early

15:29 AEST Early risers along the New South Wales coast may have been surprised to see big waves as the sun rose this morning.
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Aurora australis illuminates weekend nights

14:10 AEST Aurora chasers in Tasmania and Victoria stayed up late on the weekend to catch a glimpse of the southern lights.
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Sunday May 21, 2017

Adelaide likely for driest autumn in 12 years

15:22 AEST Showers are likely most days this week in Adelaide but they are unlikely to amount to enough to stop this autumn being the driest in 12 years.
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Beach weather makes a return to Sydney

13:02 AEST After a rather wet and miserable end to the working week with the wettest day in a month for Sydney things look to improve over the coming days.
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Saturday May 20, 2017

Eastern Australia's obscure nights and mornings

14:14 AEST In the wake of widespread rain, nights and mornings are being obscured by fog across much of southeastern Australia, including the big cities.
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WA competes with NSW over rainfall

12:57 AEST A lot of attention has been given to the significant rainfall totals over NSW and parts of QLD, some of which were the highest in decades for May, but what about the other side of the country? Does Western Australia have anything to say for itself? It turns out a trough and cold front have worked together to deliver some widespread and large rainfall totals over a couple of days.
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Friday May 19, 2017

Perth misses out on morning rain

16:12 AEST It was a wet morning in the southwestern districts of Western Australia, although Perth missed out on the heavy falls.
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Eastern rainfall update

13:50 AEST Rainfall totals are stacking up across eastern Australia as a late-autumn deluge breaks records in some areas.
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Thursday May 18, 2017

Heaviest rain to miss eastern capitals

12:29 AEST Australia's eastern capital cities will miss out on the heaviest falls as a widespread rain event soaks parts of five states and territories during the next three days.
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Eastern soaking kicks off in Queensland

10:56 AEST Parts of eastern Queensland have seen more than a month's worth of rain in the last 12 hours, with plenty more on the way today.
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Wednesday May 17, 2017

Red sky and contrails in the morning, take warning

12:03 AEST A red sky and aeroplane contrails seen over Canberra this morning were a sign that stormy weather is on the way.
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Tuesday May 16, 2017

Foggy start to the week

15:33 AEST Melbourne is going for a fog trifecta tomorrow.
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Rain on the way for Perth

13:29 AEST It was a wintry start to the week in Perth as a cold front swept over Australia's southwest on Monday.
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Monday May 15, 2017

Late-week soaking looms for eastern Australia

12:03 AEST A substantial late-autumn rain event will affect Australia's eastern states and territories during the second half of this week.
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Sunday May 14, 2017

Wet and windy end to the weekend in southwestern Australia

09:49 AEST After a mild Saturday, it looks like Mother's Day celebrations in southwestern WA may have to remain indoors, in the afternoon at least.
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Air quality improving in Sydney and Perth

09:35 AEST Hazard-reduction burning in the east and west brought a hazy start to the weekend in both Sydney and Perth.
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Saturday May 13, 2017

Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Perth dampening for mum

14:03 AEST Mums in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Perth will have to watch out for rain on Mother's Day if they're heading out.
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Friday May 12, 2017

Southern WA soaking

14:16 AEST More than a month's worth of rain has fallen in southern parts of Western Australia during the last 24 hours The deluge was produced by a trough and low pressure system moving across the region from west to east.
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Waterspout in Sydney

12:09 AEST A waterspout was spotted off the coast of Sydney this morning.
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Thursday May 11, 2017

Flower moon on display

16:32 AEST You may have noticed that last night wasn't as dark as it usually is.
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Fiji next in line for late-season cyclone

11:13 AEST Tropical Cyclone Ella is approaching Fiji and could cause severe weather across the country's eastern island groups from tomorrow.
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Wednesday May 10, 2017

Rain looms for NSW after dry start to May

10:44 AEST It has been a dry start to May across New South Wales, although some decent rain could be on the horizon.
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Wintery preview as snow covers alps

13:09 AEST The first in a pair of cold fronts brought a decent bout of snow to Australia's alps on Sunday and more is on the way tomorrow.

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