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Tuesday June 28, 2022

Minus 6 for Canberra on night of widespread frosts

11:24 AEST It’s been a super chilly one overnight in large parts of Australia, with cold, dry, relatively still air across much of the country creating perfect conditions for widespread frosts.
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Monday June 27, 2022

Rain on the way for northern and eastern Australia

15:46 AEST Unseasonably heavy rain will spread over parts of the NT and QLD later this week, with wet weather also set to return to Australia’s east coast.
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Sunday June 26, 2022

A Perfect Night for Origin Footy

14:59 AEST State of Origin footy returns to Perth tonight for just the second time, with very different weather conditions to the first match played there.    The last time State of Origin was played at Perth, back in 2019, the rain poured in the second half as NSW ran out to a big win.
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Saturday June 25, 2022

Tornado time

10:29 AEST Areas of North and South Dakota have been under Severe Thunderstorm Watches on Friday, and these Watches, including the low risk of tornadoes, continue into the evening.
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Friday June 24, 2022

Elevated NT fire danger after patchy wet season

12:12 AEST Australia’s northern fire season is expected to be more active than usual in some areas, thanks to an abundance of dry vegetation in the wake of a failed wet season.
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Thursday June 23, 2022

Revealed: Australia's favourite season

13:13 AEST We asked and you told us.
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Wednesday June 22, 2022

Where has the rain gone in Sydney?

16:09 AEST At the end of May, Sydney was having its wettest year-to-date on record.
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Tuesday June 21, 2022

Would you swim in Antarctica?

15:41 AEST Swimming in the coldest place on Earth without a wetsuit might sound a little crazy, but everyone that has spent some time in Antarctica knows that a little bit of crazy goes a long way down south.
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La Nina floods make NSW ports too fresh for ships

13:53 AEST La Niña has had a surprising impact on shipping operations in NSW this year, with increased freshwater outflows from flooded rivers affecting the behavior of ships entering some ports.
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Monday June 20, 2022

Fascinating patterns caused by rain running down snow

13:08 AEST As we all know, it's been a terrific start to the mainland snow season and indeed, the best since 1968 in NSW.
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Saturday June 18, 2022

Wild weather in the West

14:05 AEST A strong cold front is crossing Western Australia, generating severe thunderstorms with tens of thousands of lightning flashes, howling winds, widespread rain, and rough seas.
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Friday June 17, 2022

Does winter or summer cause more energy demand?

11:24 AEST Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) is in the throes of an energy crisis that has partially being driven by an abnormally cold start to winter.
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Thursday June 16, 2022

Melbourne endures early-season cold spell not seen for over a century

12:58 AEST It has been a miserably cold start to winter in Melbourne, with the city just rounding out a 17-day cold spell not seen this early in the year since 1913.
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Tuesday June 14, 2022

Coldest start to winter in decades drives up energy demand

17:11 AEST All of Australia’s southeastern and eastern capital cities just had their coldest start to winter in decades amid a two-week procession of cold fronts.
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Monday June 13, 2022

Massive swell pounds NSW coastline

13:27 AEST Conditions are slowly easing along the NSW coastline on Monday, after a period of huge swells that peaked late on Sunday night with a largest wave of 4.7 m recorded, although there were anecdotal reports of waves exceeding five metres in height.
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Sunday June 12, 2022

Brutally cold temps, even by Tassie standards

14:46 AEST Tasmanians are accustomed to cold temperatures, but even by local standards, this Sunday is a seriously chilly day.
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Saturday June 11, 2022

Wild winds blast Tasmania

14:10 AEST Wind gusts have exceeded 100km/h over exposed parts of the Apple Isle in the last 24 hours and there is more on the way.  Maatsuyker Island, off the southern coast of Tasmania, often cops the brunt of the wind and this system has been no different.
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Thursday June 9, 2022

Lengthy spell of wet and stormy weather in WA

15:52 AEST A prolonged period of wintry weather is set to impact parts of WA during the next five days, bringing frequent rain, thunderstorms, increased wind and cloud cover.
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Wednesday June 8, 2022

Seriously chilly at tonight's State of Origin

16:34 AEST Here's hoping the pies are warm if you're heading out to the first match of the 2022 State of Origin series tonight in Sydney, because conditions out at Accor Stadium, aka Stadium Australia, are going to be freezing.
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Australia enters darkest month of the year

10:13 AEST Australia has now entered its darkest four-week period of the year as the Southern Hemisphere edges closer to the winter solstice.
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Minus 6 for Canberra on night of widespread frosts

11:24 AEST It’s been a super chilly one overnight in large parts of Australia, with cold, dry, relatively still air across much of the country creating perfect conditions for widespread frosts.

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