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Thursday August 16, 2018

Bumper ski season keeps on keeping on

17:14 AEST A cold front delivered more healthy snowfalls over the last couple of days, adding to the already above average snowpack, with more snow on the way.
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Spring climate outlook a tough one to swallow

15:08 AEST The Bureau of Meteorology have today released the latest climate outlook for September to October.
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Wednesday August 15, 2018

Wind gusts not seen in years in TAS

16:14 AEST A vigorous frontal system has brought some of the strongest wind gusts in several years across the Apple Island.
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Warm dry gusty winds fueling fires in NSW

14:58 AEST Dry gusty winds and unseasonably warm temperatures are leading to Severe Fire Danger in the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney and Illawarra/Shoalhaven fire areas.
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Tuesday August 14, 2018

Wetter than average August for Perth

17:03 AEST Even though we are not yet half way through August, Perth has already recorded higher than average rainfall.
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Big chill on the way

13:40 AEST Another burst of frigid air is going to push across southeastern Australia this weekend and into early next week.
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Monday August 13, 2018

Dry season downpour in the Tiwis

15:18 AEST A moisture-laden trough on Sunday night has produced a rare dry-season downpour over the Tiwi Islands.
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Chilly start for NSW and QLD

12:49 AEST Bone-dry air with calm winds have brought parts of northern New South Wales and southern Queensland, their coldest morning in over a decade.
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Sunday August 12, 2018

Cold front rips through Tasmania

12:40 AEST Another cold front has crossed Tasmania continuing what has been a wet and windy winter.
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Sydney's winter weather differences

09:52 AEST Australia's largest city can see some distinct differences in weather between its different suburbs.
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Saturday August 11, 2018

Understanding the drought in NSW

10:18 AEST The word drought is a such an emotive word- but what does drought mean? According to the Bureau of Meteorology, "drought is a prolonged, abnormally dry period when the amount of available water is insufficient to meet our normal use." This is especially significant as it affects many industries and businesses, not to mention its toll on the environment as well as communities.
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Perth's run of cold mornings coming to end

09:36 AEST Perth has just had its coldest pair of mornings this late in the season in eight years but the next few are looking progressively warmer.
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Friday August 10, 2018

Windiest day of the year

12:39 AEST Parts of southern Australia are having their windiest day so far this year due to the passage of a powerful cold front.
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Bumper snow season continues

09:54 AEST Australia's ski resorts are enjoying one of their best snow seasons in recent years, with even more fresh powder on the way this weekend.
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Thursday August 9, 2018

Properties under threat by NT bushfires

14:19 AEST Emergency warnings have been issued for separate fires burning out of control in the Northern Territory's western Top End today.
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Damaging winds across southern Australia

13:51 AEST A strong cold front sweeping across southern Australia has prompted severe weather warnings for damaging winds in four states.
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Wednesday August 8, 2018

Wintry weather continues in WA

15:36 AEST A strong cold front may cause severe weather and flooding in parts of Western Australia during the next 24 hours.
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El Nino does not always mean dry weather

10:51 AEST El Nino is synonymous with drought in Australia.
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Tuesday August 7, 2018

South Australia's welcome August rain

16:08 AEST Parts of South Australia are already having a wetter than average August, with two more rain-bearing fronts set to drench the state's south this week.
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Snow settles in central NSW

10:39 AEST Snow was falling to low levels in southern and central NSW and the ACT on Tuesday morning as a pulse of cold air surged across southeastern Australia.
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Monday August 6, 2018

The day is heating up for today's Darwin Cup

16:31 AEST While the southern states battle the wintry chills, it will be another hot and sunny day for the Northern Territory capital, as punters head to Fanny Bay Racecourse to watch the annual Darwin Cup.
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Welcome rainfall for sections of parched NSW

14:42 AEST Following more than a month of no rain for large parts of NSW, some locations finally managed to pick up some welcome, if modest, rainfall into early Monday.
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Sunday August 5, 2018

Warragamba's Water Woes

13:43 AEST Sydney's Warragamba Dam currently has its lowest volume of available water in about eight years.
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A windy week for southern Australia

11:29 AEST A series of low pressure systems will lead a blustery week for those living in the south of the country this week.
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Saturday August 4, 2018

Chilly day in WA

13:25 AEST After a strong cold front moved through overnight, southern parts of Western Australia are feeling winters sting.
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Canberra welcomes the warmth and rain

13:01 AEST Warm and windy conditions ended the working week, with finally some good falls for the ACT.
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Friday August 3, 2018

Snow storms heading for Australia's alps

14:04 AEST A series of snow-bearing cold fronts could push Australia's natural snow base towards two metres by the end of next week.
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Rain returns amid favourable Southern Annular Mode

11:03 AEST A flurry of cold fronts will sweep across southern Australia during the next week, causing multiple bouts of rain, thunderstorms, damaging winds and snow.
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Thursday August 2, 2018

Dryness increasing in eastern Australia

16:11 AEST Australia's driest July in 16 years has caused rainfall deficiencies to increase across a large area of eastern Australia.
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Record-challenging in southern Europe

09:58 AEST Another heat record may be broken in the northern hemisphere this week as temperatures soar in southern Europe.
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Wednesday August 1, 2018

Death Valley's record hot month

13:53 AEST California's Death Valley may have just experienced the hottest calendar month on record anywhere in the world.
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Severe weather lashing WA

10:31 AEST A strong cold front is causing severe weather in Western Australia today, prompting alerts for dangerous wind, damaging surf and flooding.
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Tuesday July 31, 2018

Sydney's record warm July

14:33 AEST A number of heat-related records were broken in Sydney this month as the city experienced September-like days during the middle of winter.
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Monday July 30, 2018

The hot and cold of drought in NSW

14:36 AEST Some parts of drought-stricken NSW are having both their coldest and warmest July in more than 20 years, when considering maximum and minimum temperatures separately.
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Sea fog shrouds SA on Saturday

12:13 AEST Parts of South Australia were blanketed by a rare type of fog on the weekend, turning a sunny day grey in a matter of minutes.
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Sunday July 29, 2018

Showers dampen parts of Sydney

09:52 AEST A low pressure trough brought some light showers to parts of the Sydney Basin in what has been a very dry month for large parts of New South Wales, including Sydney.
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Saturday July 28, 2018

Brief relief for the UK

14:57 AEST After weeks of baking in 30 degree heat in some areas, the UK is getting some much needed relief.
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Windy days ahead for southern Australia

12:25 AEST Damaging winds gusting over 100km/h are expected to develop over southern Australia on Sunday with plenty more wind to come during the week.
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Friday July 27, 2018

Don't miss the lunar eclipse this weekend

10:40 AEST The second total lunar eclipse of 2018 will occur this weekend across Australia, painting the moon red during the early hours of Saturday morning.
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Bumper ski season keeps on keeping on

17:14 AEST A cold front delivered more healthy snowfalls over the last couple of days, adding to the already above average snowpack, with more snow on the way.

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