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Sunday March 29, 2020

Wetter autumn ahead for western and southern Australia

12:53 AEDT Active northwest cloud bands may bring above average rainfall over the next few months across large areas of western and southern Australia.
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Windy and wet in Victoria as thunderstorms develop

12:43 AEDT A trough and front currently moving across southern parts of the country should trigger showers and thunderstorms, with some storms in parts of Victoria likely to be severe.
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Saturday March 28, 2020

Is summer over in Perth yet?

14:24 AEDT After unseasonably hot days in Perth this week, cooler temperatures bring relief with more autumn-like weather over the weekend.
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Wettest March in 9 years for Alice Springs

13:20 AEDT Thanks to a spell of rain earlier in the month, March 2020 will be Alice Springs' wettest since 2011.
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Friday March 27, 2020

Mass bleaching confirmed in Great Barrier Reef

14:31 AEDT Aerial surveys have confirmed the Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its third mass coral bleaching event in five years.
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Thursday March 26, 2020

Coronavirus could make weather forecasts less accurate

12:02 AEDT The effects of COVID-19, widely referred to as Coronavirus, have been far reaching in recent months.
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Wednesday March 25, 2020

Late-season heat hits Perth

22:08 AEDT Thursday is forecast to be Perth's hottest day this late in the season for seven years.
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Stormy weather could extend into April for NSW

11:57 AEDT Parts of NSW are likely to see thunderstorms on multiple days during the final week of March, with models suggesting that more wet and stormy weather could be on the cards in the first week of April.
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Tuesday March 24, 2020

Wet and stormy weather looms for parts of eastern Australia

11:50 AEDT Showers and thunderstorms will affect parts of NSW and Queensland during the next few days, with some places likely to see severe storms.
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Monday March 23, 2020

Perth's frequent hot March days

22:45 AEDT Perth is on track to register its highest number of 30 degree days in March for nine years.
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Sunday March 22, 2020

Showers and storms strike Queensland's tropical coast

13:34 AEDT Over 50mm of rain has fallen in parts of the Queensland North Tropical Coast with more rain forecast in the coming days.
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Chilly days for Melbourne

12:32 AEDT After a flashback to summer earlier this week, the next few days could not be more different for Melbourne.
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Saturday March 21, 2020

Cool change brought to Sydney

15:47 AEDT After reaching a top of 35 degrees in Sydney's CBD on Friday, a late cool change provided some relief, with the cooler weather looking to stick around over the coming week.  Sydney Obs Hill recorded their warmest March day in 13 years on Friday, with the city reaching a maximum temperature of 35.0 degrees at about 4pm.
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Still summer in Perth

13:18 AEDT Perth will experience a lingering summer this week, with all of the next 6 days forecast to exceed 30 degrees.
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Friday March 20, 2020

Sydney sweats amid late-season heat

11:22 AEDT Temperatures will reach the mid-thirties across the Sydney Basin on Friday, with the city forecast to have one of its warmest days on record for this late in autumn.
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Thursday March 19, 2020

Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide all top 30 degrees

16:44 AEDT For only the sixth time in 133 years of records, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney have all reached 30 degrees on the same day this late in the season.
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Warm and windy day in southeastern Australia

11:58 AEDT Vigorous high-level winds will surge across southeastern Australia during the next 48 hours, causing potentially damaging gusts in mountain areas of SA, Victoria and NSW.
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Wednesday March 18, 2020

Dry end to March tipped for much of northern Australia

16:14 AEDT Most of northern Australia is expected to have a relatively dry end to March with little sign of the monsoon returning in the next fortnight.
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Tuesday March 17, 2020

Perth's wettest March in seven years

22:22 AEDT Perth is having its wettest March in seven years after heavy showers soaked the city on Tuesday.
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Why the night sky is never completely dark

11:29 AEDT The dark side of the Earth is never completely dark because Earth's upper atmosphere glows at night.
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Monday March 16, 2020

Satellite captures sunset storms building over WA outback

22:09 AEDT As the sun was setting in Western Australia on Monday evening, the Himawari-8 satellite captured images of a line of thunderstorms building over the state's Goldfields and Eucla Districts.
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Wet start to 2020 in the Blue Mountains

15:11 AEDT Parts of the Blue Mountains in NSW are having their wettest start to a year in 44 years.
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Sunday March 15, 2020

Sydney's unusually shivering day

11:36 AEDT Sydney has shivered through its coolest March day in 50 years on Saturday as a strong cold front roared up the coast.
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Saturday March 14, 2020

Tropical low to bring good swell into Southeast QLD and northern NSW

14:19 AEDT As an intensifying tropical low continues to march across the Coral Sea, over 700 km away from Mackay, surfers across QLD and NSW await to see what kind of swell is produced by this somewhat unpredictable system.
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Southeastern Australia's weekend chill

10:12 AEDT Unseasonable cold has arrived in southeastern Australia in time for the weekend, the coldest it has been since spring for many places and the coldest it has been in March in decades for some.
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Friday March 13, 2020

First wet season rains hit northwest Pilbara

13:12 AEDT A small tropical low pressure system brought the first decent rain of the wet season to parts of Western Australia's northwest Pilbara district on Thursday night.
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Thursday March 12, 2020

Melbourne's wettest start to a year in five decades

14:15 AEDT Melbourne is having its wettest start to a year in almost half a century, following one of the city's driest years on record.
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Wednesday March 11, 2020

Heavy rain hits northeast QLD as tropical cyclone threat looms

13:23 AEDT Heavy rain is inundating parts of Queensland's eastern tropical coast ahead of a tropical cyclone that's likely to develop later in the week.
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Tuesday March 10, 2020

NSW drought update

14:51 AEDT Despite welcome rain in some parts of NSW during the last couple of months, most of the state is still being affected by drought.
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Looming Coral Sea cyclone could be good news for bleaching Great Barrier Reef

08:34 AEDT A tropical cyclone is likely to develop over the Coral Sea later this week, potentially causing dangerous weather in parts of eastern Queensland.
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Wetter autumn ahead for western and southern Australia

12:53 AEDT Active northwest cloud bands may bring above average rainfall over the next few months across large areas of western and southern Australia.

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