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Tuesday April 25, 2017

Freezing nights to come for Canberra

15:06 AEST Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.
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Warm oceans fuelling late end to big wet season

14:26 AEST Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.
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Monday April 24, 2017

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Forecast

14:40 AEST What will the weather be like for ANZAC Day Dawn Services around the country? Sydney will be dry with temperatures ranging from around 18 degrees in the east to 14 in the west.
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Rain, storms and snow loom for Australia's southeast

11:36 AEST The best rain in three-to-six months will soak parts of the Murray-Darling Basin during the next three days, before a wintry blast grips Australia's southeast.
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Sunday April 23, 2017

Far north QLD gets a drenching

09:31 AEST Heavy rain has fallen over Queensland's far north and there is more tropical activity on the cards this week.
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Saturday April 22, 2017

NSW School-children say YES to sunshine

12:51 AEST New South Wales: The Premier State, the state other states love to hate.
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More rain headed for South Australia

11:21 AEST While thundery clouds and showers are clearing over South Australia over the weekend, more rainfall is headed to the southern and southeastern parts of the country early next week.
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Friday April 21, 2017

Friday night lights

15:03 AEST People in some of Australia's southern states could witness the Aurora Australis tonight.
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Record April rain soaks southern states

09:32 AEST Two month's worth of rain has fallen in agricultural regions of South Australia and Victoria during the last 24 hours, with some areas breaking records for this time of the year.
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Thursday April 20, 2017

Outback deluge transforms Uluru

15:49 AEST Waterfalls have been cascading down Uluru this week as thunderstorms rumble over the Red Centre.
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Late-season warmth in Tasmania

15:46 AEST Parts of Tasmania are having their warmest day this late in the season for almost 50 years.
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Wednesday April 19, 2017

Rain looms for Lower Murray-Darling

15:07 AEST Parts of the Lower Murray-Darling Basin could receive a month's worth of rain during the next two days.
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Warm night in parched Adelaide

10:33 AEST Adelaide woke up to its warmest April morning in 10 years but a change is on the way.
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Tuesday April 18, 2017

April sun treating SA, TAS, VIC and NSW so right

15:21 AEST Much of South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales are being treated so right by the April sun, helping it warm five-to-10 degrees above average, the warmest this late in autumn in several years.
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Another peppering of showers for the eastern seaboard

13:37 AEST Showers will again make return to plague the New South Wales and Queensland coast this week, bringing an end to the generally clear and warm Easter weekend.
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Monday April 17, 2017

Northern tropics quiet down

15:56 AEST The tropical low that made Darwin rug up last week has now dissipated of Western Australia's Pilbara coast.
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Electric skies over WA's Goldfields and Southern Interior

11:11 AEST A low and trough is delivering plenty of lightning to southern central WA to finish off the Easter long weekend.
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Sunday April 16, 2017

Wet start to April after a record-breaking March for Lord Howe Island

12:32 AEST Following a very wet March, Lord Howe Island received another good douse of rain during the first week of April 2017.
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Sun-soaked Easter Sunday for much of Australia

11:17 AEST Now that the sun has risen on Easter Sunday, celebrations are in full swing, with only a few showers in the north and west dampening the mood.
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Saturday April 15, 2017

Cold April morning for parts of NSW

14:00 AEST A number of locations in New South Wales had their coldest April morning in several years, including parts of Sydney.
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Fog blankets parts of NSW

10:32 AEST Residents in some inland parts of NSW awoke to a thick blanket of fog on Saturday morning.
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Friday April 14, 2017

No Easter respite for parts of New Zealand

11:42 AEST Following a few days of heavy rainfall and squally conditions due to a slow-moving front and low, additional severe weather conditions from ex-Tropical Cyclone Cook continue to be felt over parts of Aotearoa.
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Dry Easter for a change

09:48 AEST Sydney and Brisbane are set for a surprisingly sunny and dry Easter.
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Thursday April 13, 2017

Cyclone no-show

17:56 AEST A tropical low near Western Australia's Kimberley District has failed to develop into a tropical cyclone.
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Wednesday April 12, 2017

Darwin shivers through record cold day

13:26 AEST Darwin locals have had to layer up like never before during the wet season.
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Cyclone Cook bearing down on New Zealand

13:21 AEST New Zealand is bracing for another round of severe weather, with the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cook Tropical expected to cross the country later this week.
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Tuesday April 11, 2017

Sydney swell builds

14:03 AEST Wave heights have increased rapidly near the central coast of New South Wales today.
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Darwin approaching wet season record

11:56 AEST Darwin's prosperous wet season is about to receive another burst of rain as the threat of a tropical cyclone looms for the Top End.
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Monday April 10, 2017

Top End cyclone threat

15:56 AEST Australia's late-season cyclone surge continues this week and Darwin may be impacted in the coming days.
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Wintry blast brings early-season snow

12:50 AEST Australia's southeast is shivering through its first real taste of cold weather for the year as an impressive cover of early-season snow blankets the alps.
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Sunday April 9, 2017

Vigorous cold front blasts the southeast

12:02 AEST A strong cold front is making its presence felt as it continues its march across the southeast.
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Late-season tropical activity

09:42 AEST With tropical cyclone season soon to wrap up, Australian and nearby tropical waters have seen a surge in cyclone activity late in the season.
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Saturday April 8, 2017

West coast of Australia the place to be this weekend

09:54 AEST West coast of Australia the place to be this weekend With cold and stormy weather affecting the southern and southeastern parts of the country in coming days, while residual flooding and strong winds still plague the east, it looks like the best beach weather can be found along the west coast.
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Autumnal week ahead for Sydney

07:05 AEST After a pleasant burst of warmth this weekend, strong winds, frequent showers and cooler temperatures will dominate the weather next week.
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Friday April 7, 2017

Wintry woes in Victoria on Sunday

14:37 AEST It will be a weekend of two halves in Melbourne as the strongest cold front so far this season crosses Victoria on Sunday.
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Cyclone Ernie to dodge Australia

10:56 AEST Australia has just doubled last season's number of tropical cyclones after Ernie joined the tally overnight.
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Thursday April 6, 2017

Fog and smoke: A tale of two cities

13:16 AEST Perth and Melbourne shared a common problem as the sun rose above the horizon this morning.
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Snow on the horizon

11:04 AEST It's going to snow in Australia this weekend.
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Wednesday April 5, 2017

Rockhampton flood: A historical comparison

15:28 AEST Rockhampton is bracing for a major flood peak of nine metres tomorrow morning.
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Warm, dry end to autumn tipped for NSW

10:58 AEST It was a near-record warm and notably wet March for much of New South Wales, although as always, some areas bucked the trend.
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Freezing nights to come for Canberra

15:06 AEST Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.

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