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Monday February 18, 2019

Record rain and heat in Townsville

12:48 AEDT An extreme heatwave in flood-weary eastern tropical Queensland this week could see Townsville register a record-matching seventh day over 35 degrees so far this month.
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Tropical Cyclone Oma update

10:37 AEDT If you live in eastern Australia, be aware of Tropical Cyclone Oma, but don't be alarmed.
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Sunday February 17, 2019

The temperature see-saw continues for Hobart

15:18 AEDT After a warm weekend, daytime temperatures will head in the other direction during the week ahead.
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Run of cool mornings continues for eastern interior

10:28 AEDT The interior of eastern Australia has had a run of below-average cool mornings, thanks to clear overnight skies that have persisted for quite some time.
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Saturday February 16, 2019

Morning low cloud and fog blanket parts of southern Victoria

16:16 AEDT Early risers in Victoria were greeted to blanketing low cloud and areas of fog this morning, in the wake of a recent rainfall event.
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Western Australia continuing to swelter this summer

13:02 AEDT The highest mean maximum temperature ever was recorded for WA this January, with hot temperatures looking to continue for the remainder of summer.
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Friday February 15, 2019

Tropical Cyclone Oma to approach Australian waters

13:11 AEDT Tropical Cyclone Oma is moving away from Vanuatu and could head towards Australian waters next week.
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El Nino? Depends on who you ask.

10:43 AEDT According to the US National Weather Service, El Nino has developed in the Pacific Ocean and is expected to continue during the next three months.
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Thursday February 14, 2019

New American rainfall record

15:00 AEDT A weather station in Hawaii has officially broken America's 24-hour rainfall record.
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Warm Autumn tipped for Australia, dry for some

12:12 AEDT The Bureau of Meteorology have issued their seasonal outlook for autumn and the picture it paints for Australia is pretty clear: warmer than usual.
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Wednesday February 13, 2019

Dust storms traversing eastern Australia

13:06 AEDT A large band of raised dust has travelled across NSW during the last 24 hours, browning skies and reducing air quality.
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Tuesday February 12, 2019

Dust storm developing in western NSW

14:26 AEDT A dust storm is developing in western NSW this afternoon and some of this airborne dirt may reach coastal areas tonight.
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Clash of seasons brings snow and fire

14:11 AEDT Temperatures are plummeting in southeastern Australia today as a strong cold front brings a wintry mix of weather.
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Monday February 11, 2019

Queensland floods from space

17:07 AEDT Queensland's flooding has been captured in spectacular detail by high resolution images taken from space by NASA's Terra satellite.
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Snow, fire, floods and severe storms in one day

16:51 AEDT Australia will live up to its reputation of variable and contrasting weather on Tuesday, with snow, bushfires, flooding, severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and dust storms all possible.
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Sunday February 10, 2019

From Devastating Floods to Blistering Heat

12:38 AEDT Just after the massive flooding around Townsville and Northern Queensland in the past two weeks, a severe heatwave is taking hold this week.
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A 'fake' cool change in Sydney for Saturday

11:42 AEDT Sydney seemed to experience a 'fake' cool change yesterday afternoon as a brief shower dropped temperatures by 3.4 degrees in 10 minutes.
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Saturday February 9, 2019

A hot Friday night for WA's Central West

14:09 AEDT Many people in the Central West district of WA just tried to sleep through overnight temperatures 8-10 degrees above the norm for February.
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Severe thunderstorms roll over NSW on Friday evening

13:03 AEDT A slow-moving, moisture-laden trough generated many severe thunderstorms across a large swathe of NSW on Friday evening.
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Friday February 8, 2019

Severe storms loom for NSW

11:36 AEDT Severe thunderstorms will occur in parts of NSW today, with damaging winds, heavy rain and large hail all a threat.
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Northern Queensland rain stats update

11:28 AEDT Record-breaking monsoonal rain has caused widespread flooding in northern Queensland during the last fortnight.
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Thursday February 7, 2019

NASA: Earth's fourth warmest year

16:42 AEDT Last year was our planet's fourth warmest on record, according to data published by NASA this week.
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Black Saturday weather nearly a 'perfect storm'

14:26 AEDT The Black Saturday bushfires claimed 173 lives and destroyed thousands of homes in Victoria on February 7th, 2009.
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Wednesday February 6, 2019

Rain, storms and cooler weather heading for Tasmania

15:30 AEDT Rain, thunderstorms and snow could all affect fire-ravaged Tasmania during the next week.
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Possible rain relief for flood-weary northern Queensland

12:01 AEDT An end to northern Queensland's record-breaking rainfall could be in sight.
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Tuesday February 5, 2019

Severe storms strike southern NSW

17:56 AEDT Severe thunderstorms have dumped more than a month's worth of rain in under an hour in parts of southern New South Wales and there are more severe storms to come.
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From sweat to wet in Cloncurry

15:52 AEDT Cloncurry is already having one of its wettest Februaries on record, less than a week into the month.
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Monday February 4, 2019

Record rain floods Townsville

08:39 AEDT As most Australians woke up for work and school on Monday morning, Townsville was being inundated by its worst flood on record.
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Sunday February 3, 2019

Hot week to come in Perth

14:05 AEDT Temperatures in January (2019) were below average in WA's capital, but the mercury is set to rise during the first full week of February.
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Flooding rainfall continues in northern Queensland

11:46 AEDT A tropical low and active monsoon trough continue to bring flooding rain to northern QLD.
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Saturday February 2, 2019

Cooler weather still no relief from humidity in Sydney

16:52 AEDT Following a spell of record heat and extended heatwaves across large parts of New South Wales, and Sydney's hottest day in more than a year on Thursday 31st January, a strong southerly change and rainy weather has brought welcome relief to the extreme temperatures experienced across the city.
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Melbourne's sweltering weekend

13:06 AEDT After a hot and dry January, summer still isn't releasing it's grip on Melbourne.
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Friday February 1, 2019

Australia's hottest month on record

18:05 AEDT Australia is experiencing unprecedented heat this summer.
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More heavy rain looms for flood-weary northern Queensland

12:28 AEDT A major flooding event is unfolding across northern Queensland this week, with more heavy rain likely to fall into overflowing rivers in the coming days.
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Thursday January 31, 2019

What is the polar vortex?

13:25 AEDT Parts of America are experiencing bitterly cold weather this week as temperatures drop to record-challenging lows in some central and northern parts of the country.
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Tropical soaking continues in northern Queensland

10:49 AEDT Parts of northern Queensland have received close to one metre of rain during the last four days, with more heavy falls to come.
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Wednesday January 30, 2019

Monsoon deluge filling dams in northern Queensland

14:26 AEDT Monsoonal rain has inundated parts of central and northern Queensland during the last 24 hours, pushing dams to capacity as rivers experience major flooding.
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Hot and dry start to 2019 in NSW, ACT

10:43 AEDT It's been a remarkably hot and dry start to 2019 in many areas of NSW, with some areas breaking records.
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Record rain and heat in Townsville

12:48 AEDT An extreme heatwave in flood-weary eastern tropical Queensland this week could see Townsville register a record-matching seventh day over 35 degrees so far this month.

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