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Thursday December 14, 2017

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 AEDT With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.
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Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 AEDT Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.
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Wednesday December 13, 2017

What is a heatwave?

15:40 AEDT A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.
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NSW heatwave

13:16 AEDT A week-long heatwave is gripping NSW and some parts of the state could see December records challenged.
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Tuesday December 12, 2017

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 AEDT Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.
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Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 AEDT The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.
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Monday December 11, 2017

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 AEDT Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.
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Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 AEDT Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.
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Sunday December 10, 2017

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 AEDT A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.
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Storm respite for southeast QLD

11:33 AEDT After a very wet start to summer, Queensland's southeast can finally begin to dry out a little.
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Saturday December 9, 2017

Searing heat and severe storms strike New Zealand

13:48 AEDT Temperatures in the mid thirties and severe storms with possible small tornadoes are gripping the South Island of NZ this weekend.
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Cool start to Summer for Adelaide

07:43 AEDT The switch in season has seen a remarkable plunge in temperatures for South Australia's capital.
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Friday December 8, 2017

Eastern storms strike capital cities

14:58 AEDT Skies have darkened over Brisbane and Sydney this afternoon as thunderstorms rolled through both capital cities.
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Thursday December 7, 2017

Warming up in Perth

16:18 AEDT A burst of summer heat starting tomorrow in Perth may cause the city to have its warmest run of days this early in six years.
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Strong winds to exacerbate California wildfires

12:31 AEDT Deadly wildfires are burning across southern California and a burst of strong wind is about to make the situation worse.
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Wednesday December 6, 2017

Summer yet to show in Adelaide

12:13 AEDT Adelaide has just experienced its coolest start to summer in nearly half a century.
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Cool and wet start to summer in NSW

10:57 AEDT Many locations in southern and central NSW have already doubled their monthly average rainfall for December.
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Tuesday December 5, 2017

Supermoon trilogy

17:01 AEDT You may have noticed that the moon is a bit bigger and brighter than it usually is at the moment.
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Tasmania's sodden start to summer

10:21 AEDT Hobart is having its wettest start to December in 76 years after days of heavy rain in Tasmania.
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Monday December 4, 2017

Wintry water hits Sydney beaches

15:40 AEDT Swimmers visiting Sydney's beaches on the weekend were shocked by unexpectedly cold water.
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East coast soaking

11:27 AEDT Rain will plague parts of eastern Australia during the next two days, with some areas likely to experience flooding.
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Sunday December 3, 2017

Wind and rain lash Tasmania

12:33 AEDT An intense low pressure system to the east of Tasmania has brought damaging winds and heavy rain to the Apple Isle.
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Tropical Deluge over the Top End

12:00 AEDT Several locations along the north coast of the Northern Territory have recorded nearly 100mm of rain in just one hour this morning with severe storms.
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Saturday December 2, 2017

Record rain triggers major flooding in Victoria

17:24 AEDT An unprecedented rainfall event in parts of northern Victoria has caused moderate to major flooding in some of the state's rivers systems this weekend.
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First Tropical Cyclone of the Season

10:47 AEDT Tropical Cyclone Dahlia has become the first tropical cyclone in the Australian Region this season.
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Friday December 1, 2017

Rain and storms intensify in southeastern Australia

12:38 AEDT Flood watches and severe weather warnings have been issued in four states and territories as a showers and thunderstorms start to intensify over southeastern Australia.
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Thursday November 30, 2017

Melbourne's final spring heat record as flooding rain looms

12:46 AEDT Melbourne has just added another impressive feat to its growing list of spring heat records that have been broken this season.
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Flooding start to summer in multiple states

12:44 AEDT A widespread rain and thunderstorm event will affect SA, Victoria, Tasmania, NSW and Queensland during the opening days of summer, with flash and riverine flooding likely in multiple states.
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Tuesday November 28, 2017

Records set to be broken in TAS

17:59 AEDT Hobart and Launceston are on course to see their warmest November daytime temperature on record.
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Monday November 27, 2017

Canberra playing rainfall catch-up

15:03 AEDT With the record books nearly ready to close on another season, springtime in Canberra started and finished very differently.
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Sunday November 26, 2017

An unsettled start to summer for the southeast

16:10 AEDT A frontal system is expected to bring wet and windy conditions across the eastern states towards the end of next week.
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Ashes First Test weather report

10:13 AEDT Conditions at The Gabba for the last two days of the first Test of the Ashes look likely to provide effectively two full days play.
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Saturday November 25, 2017

Warm and dry conditions for Perth to continue

13:40 AEDT A low pressure trough is currently funneling warm air over Perth.
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Sunny to stormy for western Sydney

13:28 AEDT After a mostly clear and sunny start to yesterday western parts of Sydney saw cloud build and temperatures fall, with thunderstorms rolling in by early afternoon.
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How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 AEDT With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.

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