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Monday February 20, 2017

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 AEDT Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.
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Alice Springs the calm centre of Australia's wild weekend weather

13:15 AEDT With wild weather having erupted across the margins of the continent over the weekend, the interior of Australia was pleasantly devoid of significant weather.
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Sunday February 19, 2017

Tropical Low lashes Gulf of Carpentaria

12:10 AEDT Southern parts of the Gulf of Carpentaria have been lashed with heavy rain and gusty winds as a tropical low makes its presence felt.
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Severe thunderstorms set to strike Brisbane

10:58 AEDT Southern Queensland and northeast New South Wales are in the firing line for today's severe thunderstorms.
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Saturday February 18, 2017

Severe thunderstorms threaten NSW for second day running

11:05 AEDT Parts of Sydney, the Illawarra, Central Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains and Hunter are all at risk of being struck by a severe thunderstorm for the second day running after being hit yesterday.
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TAS prepares to batten down the hatches

10:17 AEDT A deep low pressure system is heading towards Tasmania, bringing rain and strong winds.
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Friday February 17, 2017

Flood threat increasing in Carpentaria

15:01 AEDT Flooding is becoming increasingly likely over Queensland's Lower Carpentaria, particularly on the coast, due to a nearby slow-moving tropical low with cyclone potential.
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Storms likely for Sydney

10:01 AEDT Heat will build during this morning, which will likely lead to thunderstorms from this afternoon.
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Thursday February 16, 2017

Darwin takes breather after achieving wet-season average rainfall

13:46 AEDT Parts of Northern Territory's Top End, including Darwin, have already achieved their wet-season average rainfall with more than two months of the season to go.
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Coolest weekend in months for southeastern capitals

12:15 AEDT A cold front will bring a cool change to Australia's southeast just in time for the weekend.
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Wednesday February 15, 2017

NSW fire danger rising ahead of dampening rain and storms

12:20 AEDT Fire danger is on the rise again across much of New South Wales as wind turns hotter northerly but it will be dampened by rain and storms heading into the weekend.
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For Perth, a day made all the difference

11:42 AEDT While eastern Australia was recently baking under a record-breaking heatwave, followed by wildfires over NSW and snow in Tasmania, Perth experienced interesting and record-breaking February weather of its own.
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Tuesday February 14, 2017

Warming and storming in New South Wales

10:50 AEDT Heat is flowing back into NSW this week, but this time thunderstorms should be the talk of the town.
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Southeast Queensland picking up after messy storm

10:15 AEDT Severe thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall and other destructive weather elements impacted southeast Queensland yesterday afternoon.
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Monday February 13, 2017

Over 40 Temperature Records Broken over the Weekend

16:28 AEDT Here is a list of all the maximum temperature records broken over the weekend just gone in NSW and QLD All-time records QLD - Gatton 45.7C, Oakey 42.8C, Toowoomba 40.8C and Kingaroy 41.6C NSW - Port Macquarie 46.5C, Moree 47.3C, Grafton 46.3C, Kempsey 46.4C, Taree 45.7C, Casino 45.6C, Lismore 42.8C and Evans Head 43.1C February Records QLD - Thargomindah (New QLD February Record) 47.2C, Miles 43.4C, Amberley 43.0C, Gayndah 41.9C, St George 46.8C, Dalby 43.0C, Beaudesert 43.1C, Rome 45.0C, Gympie 41.3C, Birdsville 47.1C Ballera 47.0C, Charleville 45.2C and Jimna 39.4C NSW - Mungindi 48C, Walgett Ap 47.9C, Coonamble Ap 47C, Kempsey Ap 47C, Lightning Ridge 47C, Narrabri 47C, Scone 47C, Singleton 47C, Cessnock 46C, Tamworth 45.9C, Lostock Dam 45.6C, Quirindi 44C, Mt Seaview 43.2C, Coonabarabran 43C, Lismore 43C, Pindari Dam 42.8C, Inverell 40C, Tabulam 39.7C, Dorrigo 38C, Armidale 37.6C, Glen Innes Ap 37C and Guyra 35C.
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Tame weather to grip southeastern Australia

09:39 AEDT Extreme weather has been the talk of the nation, but thankfully the worst affected areas will see normality return.
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Sunday February 12, 2017

Southeastern Australia, the hottest place on earth but it's all relative

13:04 AEDT For the past few days, inland areas of southeastern Australia have been registering temperatures in the low-to-mid 40s making it by far the hottest region on the planet over the past few days.
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Fire and Ice over eastern Australia

09:58 AEDT While large parts of New South Wales and Queensland are feeling the continued effects of a blistering heatwave, conditions in Tasmania could not be more contrasting.
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Saturday February 11, 2017

Fire danger rising as heat intensifies across NSW, ACT

13:20 AEDT As much of New South Wales and the ACT bake in near-record heat, fire danger is becoming very high in most districts and reaching catastrophic in some areas, putting residents and emergency services on alert.
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Adelaide shaking off the heat

10:14 AEDT After the past three days of scorching heat, Adelaide can look forward to a run of mild temperatures.
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Friday February 10, 2017

Soggy and cold in Perth

17:26 AEDT While the eastern states bake, Perth experienced a very wet and winter-like day.
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121 year old heat record broken in Sydney

15:21 AEDT Sydney has just broken a long standing summer record for the number of days above 35 degrees.
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Thursday February 9, 2017

Flooding rain inundates Pilbara

16:39 AEDT Parts of Western Australia's Pilbara are underwater today following the heaviest February rain on record.
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Several states brace for intense heatwave

15:01 AEDT It has already been an oppressive start to 2017 across central and eastern Australia as successive heatwaves allowed little, if any respite in many areas.
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Wednesday February 8, 2017

WA farmers brace for rare summer deluge

13:45 AEDT Five month's worth of rain could fall over Western Australia's wheat belt during the next three days.
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Temperatures to rise across heat-weary NSW

12:03 AEDT Oppressive heatwave conditions gripping New South Wales this month will intensify across the state at the end of this week.
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Tuesday February 7, 2017

Monsoon brings dual cyclone threat

13:33 AEDT Parts of northern Australia will receive a soaking during the second half of this week, with potential for two tropical cyclones.
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Severe storms flood Sydney

11:56 AEDT Flash flooding inundated the streets of Sydney this morning as the heaviest rain in six months fell in less than one hour.
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Monday February 6, 2017

Weekend drenching in SA, Vic

15:28 AEDT More than a month's worth of rain drenched parts of South Australia on the weekend, while some areas in Victoria just had their heaviest rain in six years.
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Heat records tumbling in Sydney

11:25 AEDT Sydney can add a few more accolades to its record-riddled summer after another pair of stifling days and nights.
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Sunday February 5, 2017

Darwin gets soaked within monsoon trough

11:34 AEDT An active monsoon trough continues to intersect the northern Kimberley and Top End, leading to thunderstorms and heavy rainfall over large parts of northern Australia, including Darwin.
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Sydney's Scorching Summer Continues

10:56 AEDT Records tumbled in January with Sydney recording its hottest month on record.
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Saturday February 4, 2017

Rain threatening to flood SA

15:51 AEDT Widespread fall of 20-to-50 millimetres are set to drench much of South Australia during the next few days with potential for more than 50mm in parts, leading to some flooding.
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Summer arrives in time for the Waitangi long weekend

10:16 AEDT For most of the North Island, Waitangi weekend will be prime BBQ weather, with warm and mostly sunny conditions.
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Friday February 3, 2017

Tropical soaking looms

16:04 AEDT The monsoon trough has returned to northern Australia ahead of a wet weekend in Darwin.
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Unprecedented heat in Australian outback

11:12 AEDT February is about to put eastern Australia's record-breaking hot January to shame.
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Thursday February 2, 2017

Roll cloud appears over Port Hedland

16:50 AEDT Port Hedland residents were treated to a rare roll cloud yesterday afternoon as thunderstorms rumbled over Western Australia's Pilbara district.
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Wet week ahead for northern QLD

12:14 AEDT Parts of Tropical North Queensland are enjoying a soggy start to February after enduring a dry end to 2016.
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Wednesday February 1, 2017

NSW staying hot and dry in February

11:06 AEDT The recent spate of hot weather across eastern Australia has broken numerous long-standing records in New South Wales and it's not over yet.
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Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 AEDT Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.

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