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Monday June 24, 2019

Earthquake felt in Darwin

14:13 AEST A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake located in the Banda Sea, near Indonesia, could be felt across Darwin on Monday afternoon.
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South Australia's lowest temperature in seven years

08:32 AEST Getting out of bed on Monday morning was harder than usual in South Australia, with the state registering its lowest temperature since 2012.
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Sunday June 23, 2019

Deluge soaks Perth

13:18 AEST A cold front moving across Western Australia has delivered the best rain in over a year for Perth.
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Widespread frigid Sunday morning

12:46 AEST Central and eastern parts of the country awoke to a very cold Sunday morning with temperatures dropping as much as ten degrees below average.
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Saturday June 22, 2019

WA battens down the hatches

10:28 AEST Western Australia prepares for some incoming wild weather.
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SA, NT, QLD, NSW a bit nippy for early winter

09:17 AEST Parts of Australia's south, centre and east are enduring a run of unseasonably cold days and nights, colder than any time in the past several years.
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Friday June 21, 2019

Another freezing morning in NSW

14:50 AEST Parts of western NSW shivered through their coldest morning in nearly 20 years on Friday.
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Shortest day of 2019

10:41 AEST The southern hemisphere's winter solstice occurs tonight, making Friday the shortest day of 2019 in Australia.
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Thursday June 20, 2019

Snow season update

17:37 AEST While Australia's natural snow depth only increased slightly over the last week, the ski slopes have been enjoying ideal snowmaking conditions.
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Freezing start to Thursday

10:44 AEST Australia registered its lowest June temperature in eight years on Thursday morning as frost formed in every state and territory.
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Wednesday June 19, 2019

More rain on the horizon for Perth

12:15 AEST It's going to be a wet weekend in Perth, as a cold front brings a burst of wind and rain to Western Australia.
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NSW weather: Frost in the west, rain in the east

11:14 AEST Widespread frost will develop across NSW during the next few nights, while heavy showers are set to develop for some areas east of the ranges this weekend.
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Tuesday June 18, 2019

Record early-season ice melt in Greenland

16:04 AEST A burst of warm and sunny weather in the Arctic last week caused the most extensive early-season surface melt on the Greenland ice sheet in recorded history.
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Aurora from space

12:17 AEST A NASA astronaut has enjoyed the rare privilege of witnessing our planet's auroras from above and below.
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Monday June 17, 2019

Heavy rain hits Sydney

13:11 AEST Sydney was drenched by its heaviest rain in three months on Monday.
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Winter storms soak southeast Queensland

11:42 AEST Out-of-season thunderstorms brought more than 100mm of rain to parts of southeast Queensland during the last 24 hours.
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Sunday June 16, 2019

Soggy Sunday for Sydney

12:24 AEST Sydneysiders awoke to a soggy morning on Sunday as an offshore low pressure trough drove showers through the basin.
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Change on the cards for southeast Queensland

12:09 AEST In the southeast of Queensland, some unseasonable warmth has lingered around for the past couple of days, however these conditions aren't expected to last.
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Saturday June 15, 2019

Wet conditions persist for western TAS

13:50 AEST A band of persistent cold fronts is continuing to drench parts of western Tasmania, while eastern TAS remains in a rainfall deficit.
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The difference a little cloud makes

09:56 AEST Some towns in New South Wales have woken up to wildly different morning temperatures thanks to a cloudband over the northeast.
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Friday June 14, 2019

Record June warm spell in Sydney

20:53 AEST Sydney experienced an unprecedented run of June warmth this week.
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Natural snow depth takes a hit

11:48 AEST Warm air and rain have taken a toll on Australia's natural snow depth during the last week.
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Thursday June 13, 2019

A second soaking for southern NSW

16:47 AEST A slow-moving low pressure trough left some healthy falls across southern New South Wales yesterday.
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Snow Outlook

12:32 AEST After a few days of no snowfall, what does the next week look like and will there be any significant falls? Whilst the upcoming week will bring a few flurries of the white stuff, unfortunately no really significant falls are expected.
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Wednesday June 12, 2019

Frontal deluge for South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania

15:06 AEST A significant rain-bearing cold front, currently situated over the eastern parts of South Australia and western Victoria, is slowly making its way over the southeastern parts of the country, bringing the best June rainfall in decades to some stations.
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Unseasonable winter warmth for QLD

12:10 AEST Parts of inland Queensland have had a few toasty winter days.
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Tuesday June 11, 2019

Heat in the east brought about by cold front

12:18 AEST A spell of above-average daytime heat is expected across New South Wales this week, particularly on Wednesday.
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Rain for the south

11:21 AEST Rain is on the way for parts of South Australia and Victoria tomorrow as a frontal system crosses the south.
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Monday June 10, 2019

More winter wind

12:51 AEST A frontal system moving across the south of the continent brought another period of strong winds to coastal South Australia and Victoria last night.
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Brisk winds bring in cooler air for the Capital

12:33 AEST A severe weather warning for damaging winds was issued by the Bureau of Meteorology today for southeastern parts of NSW, including the nation's capital, Canberra.
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Sunday June 9, 2019

Australian Alps snow forecast

12:49 AEST Conditions across the Australian Alps are likely to deteriorate from this afternoon and into tomorrow, with the best conditions in the next week looking to be Tuesday 11th June.
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A hazy day for Sydney's west

12:32 AEST Fog mixed with smoke from hazard reduction burning has caused the air quality in Sydney this morning to be rated poor in some parts.
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Saturday June 8, 2019

Winter rains set in on WA

13:46 AEST Yesterday's passing cold front saw many parts of southern and central WA experience their wettest day yet for this year.
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Thick fog impacting Sydney

06:23 AEST Fog has become widespread across Sydney and very thick in some areas early this morning, causing travel headaches.
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Friday June 7, 2019

Welcome rain in parts of WA

19:49 AEST Geraldton has seen more rain during the last 24 hours than the last nine months combined.
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Warmth returning to Australia's southeast

12:01 AEST Unseasonably warm air will return to southeastern Australia during the next several days, ending the region's chilly start to winter.
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Thursday June 6, 2019

Wet weather looms for parched WA

17:17 AEST A series of cold fronts will bring welcome rain to parts of Western Australia during the next five days.
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Wednesday June 5, 2019

Australian climate update: June 2019

15:59 AEST Australia just had one of its warmest autumns on record, continuing an exceptionally warm start to 2019 in some parts of the country.
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It's official: best early-season snow in 19 years

09:14 AEST The official snow depth measured at Spencers Creek on Tuesday confirmed that Australia’s alps are having their best start to the ski season since the year 2000.
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Earthquake felt in Darwin

14:13 AEST A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake located in the Banda Sea, near Indonesia, could be felt across Darwin on Monday afternoon.

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