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Wednesday September 20, 2017

Hot end to the week for multiple states, territories

16:32 AEST A pool of hot air is about to sweep across Australia, producing a spring heatwave in some areas and challenging records in others.
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Weekend heat to challenge records in NSW

13:00 AEST Unusually intense September heat will sweep across NSW this weekend ahead of a dry and gusty change, elevating fire danger ratings across the parched state.
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Tuesday September 19, 2017

Sydney's driest start to spring on record

17:56 AEST Sydney is having its driest start to spring on record and the city was particularly parched today.
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Hurricane Maria: Dominica's strongest on record

11:16 AEST Hurricane Maria has begun a multi-day path of destruction through the Caribbean islands.
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Monday September 18, 2017

Hurricane Maria following similar path to Irma

16:32 AEST The second hurricane in a fortnight to affect the Caribbean will cause destructive winds and flooding rain in the coming days.
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Turbulent Monday for Victoria and Tasmania

16:24 AEST It was a blustery start to the week in the nation's southeast as a cold front and trailing low pressure system prompted severe weather warnings in multiple states.
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Sunday September 17, 2017

Dry start to spring in Queensland

14:54 AEST Queenslanders are enjoying stunning sunny skies almost everyday with rain very hard to find.
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Stubborn spring frost in Canberra

12:00 AEST With some parts of the country already having days that feel like summer and mornings where no jumper is needed, it looks like Canberra will have to put up with frosty mornings for the time being.
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Saturday September 16, 2017

Afternoon Storms quench Melbourne's Thirst

11:45 AEST Showers and storms on Friday afternoon have brought the parched city of Melbourne their greatest 24 hour rain since ANZAC day.
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Rainfall for Perth next week offers little respite to dry September

10:08 AEST Following a relatively dry month with rainfall days few and far apart, Perth looks to receive some respectable rainfall before the end of September.
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Friday September 15, 2017

Twin typhoon threat in Asia

16:14 AEST Typhoon Talim is bearing down on Japan after narrowly missing China's biggest city, while parts of southeast Asia are bracing for weekend floods.
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Australia's snow depth reaches new peak

09:28 AEST The Australian alps are having their best snow season in nearly two decades and the base just keeps getting deeper.
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Thursday September 14, 2017

Warming up in the west

16:37 AEST Perth is forecast to have its warmest day since May on Friday.
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Snow replaces near-record September heat in NSW

10:46 AEST Winter-like weather has returned to NSW following a burst of early spring heat on Wednesday.
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Wednesday September 13, 2017

Sydney's record early-season heat

13:01 AEST Sydney is having its warmest day this early in the season on record.
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Season's first fire bans issued in NSW

09:15 AEST The first total fire bans of the season for NSW are in effect today as warm and dry winds fan parched vegetation across the state.
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Tuesday September 12, 2017

Mid-week heat targets eastern Australia

14:54 AEST Parts of Australia's east coast are forecast to have their warmest September day in three to four years tomorrow.
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More spring snow on the way

12:22 AEST Australia's alps are about to see four days of fresh spring snowfalls, extending the season's purple patch into the middle of September.
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Monday September 11, 2017

Spring warmth building in central Australia

16:25 AEST Most of Australia is cloud-free today and it's allowing temperatures to rise in the interior.
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Hurricane Irma's long path of destruction

16:24 AEST Hurricane Irma continues to cause life threatening weather after making landfall in Florida on the weekend.
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Sunday September 10, 2017

Dry spell continues across most of the country

15:54 AEST Earlier this year, parts of Western Australia were in for a soaking, with some locations such as Port Hedland and Broome receiving an amount equal to their yearly average over the January and February period (nearly 500mm).
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Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida

13:03 AEST Hurricane Irma has already caused destruction in a string of Atlantic Islands, with Florida next in its path.
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Saturday September 9, 2017

Small top up on the way for ski resorts in cracker season

15:14 AEST Australia's resorts are enjoying their best weekend in over a decade.
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September Temperatures Set to Soar

13:48 AEST Temperatures are set to build from Monday before peaking on Wednesday, with temperatures far exceeding the September average.
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Friday September 8, 2017

Deep snow covering Australia's alps

20:00 AEST Australia's 2017 ski season has reached new heights this week.
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Top End fire danger

12:02 AEST Parts of the Northern Territory's Top End are facing extreme fire danger today as hot, dry and windy weather prevails.
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Thursday September 7, 2017

Hurricane Irma on a destructive path towards Florida

11:13 AEST Hurricane Irma is producing a path of severe weather through the Caribbean islands this week as it approaches America's southeastern states.
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Wednesday September 6, 2017

Southern lights set to shine

16:22 AEST People living in southern Australia may be able to see the Aurora Australis on Thursday night.
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Elevated fire potential in NSW this season

10:52 AEST This year's bushfire season has the potential to be worse than usual in parts of NSW.
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Tuesday September 5, 2017

Unseasonable bitter cold dragging on

15:48 AEST Apart from a brief spurt of spring-like warmth to start the season, much of southeastern Australia, is stuck in a mid-winter rut.
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Late-season boost for Australian snowfields

15:21 AEST The snowiest week of the year has begun.
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Monday September 4, 2017

Snowiest week of the year cranking up

14:12 AEST The snowiest week of the year has begun with 70-110cm of fresh snow due to fall across the main resorts, taking the natural snow depth to not only a season high but the highest in several years.
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Winter bites back

12:48 AEST One of the coldest blasts of the year is sweeping across southeastern Australia, more typical of July than September.
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Sunday September 3, 2017

Blizzards developing on Australian Alps as we enter season's snowiest week

14:14 AEST Wind is howling as we enter what should be the snowiest week of the year with 70-120 centimetres of fresh snow due to fall across the main resorts.
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Spring storms strike NSW

12:58 AEST The first spring storms have formed over NSW, a sign of things to come.
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Saturday September 2, 2017

Amazing snowfalls on the way

15:54 AEST This coming week should see a snow event similar to the best we've seen this season.
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Howling spring

12:42 AEST The advent of September and spring is climatologically a windy time for southeast Australia and this season looks like no exception.
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Friday September 1, 2017

Plenty of snow for spring skiing

11:41 AEST Australia's 2017 snow season just keeps on getting better.
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Soggy start to spring in Perth

09:29 AEST It's a cool and showery start to spring in Australia's southwest today after Perth came close to its first wetter-than-average winter in 17 years.
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Weekend heat: Which records will be broken?

15:01 AEST Unprecedented September heat is forecast to affect parts of eastern Australia this weekend.

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