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Thursday June 29, 2017

Struggling snow season about to improve

15:13 AEST Australia's slowest start to a snow season in 26 years is about to get a shake up that should put a smile on alpine-lover's faces.
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Canberra's coldest weekend mornings in 20 years

10:47 AEST Canberra is about to shiver through its coldest pair of weekend mornings in two decades.
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Wednesday June 28, 2017

Sydney shivers

16:53 AEST Sydney has just endured its coldest day so far this year, as long as it doesn't warm up too much before 9am tomorrow.
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Chilly Thursday for Tasmania

13:55 AEST A wintry blast will bring rain, hail, blustery winds and low level snow to Tasmania on Thursday.
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Tuesday June 27, 2017

Dry fronts equating to frosty nights

15:03 AEST This winter so far has been one of dry fronts for southeastern Australia, bringing little rain and priming the air for frosty nights to follow.
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Outback soaking spreading east

14:31 AEST A month's worth of rain has fallen in Western Australia's Interior during the past few days.
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Monday June 26, 2017

Snow worries but there's hope on the horizon

12:47 AEST Australia's alps are having the second worst start to a ski season in more than 20 years in terms of natural snow depth.
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Sunday June 25, 2017

Wild weather on the way for New South Wales

12:42 AEST After a month of mostly high pressure, a cold front and trough will bump away the high and bring some woolly weather later this week to parts of New South Wales.
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Turbulent skies over WA's interior

10:55 AEST Following a week of generally clear weather over the interior of WA, thundery clouds and a strong jetstream are leading to storm activity and some magnificent cloud features observable on satellite.
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Saturday June 24, 2017

Skyrocketing beanies caused by winter

15:00 AEST We're now past the shortest day of the year and well into winter, so just how wintry is it in southeastern Australia? A weak cold front has just clipped Victoria and southeastern New South Wales, bringing with it frequent showers and fresh winds.
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Either humid or calm - tricky month for drying clothes

12:39 AEST So far this winter much of southeastern Australian has either been too humid or too calm for the washing to dry as fast as it would normally at this time of year.
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Friday June 23, 2017

Late start to winter in Tasmania

12:06 AEST Winter has finally arrived in Tasmania this week after dry and record-breaking warm start to June in Hobart.
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Thursday June 22, 2017

Western soaking targets Perth

11:15 AEST Perth has just received its heaviest June rain in more than 30 years amid a wet end to the week in Western Australia.
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Wednesday June 21, 2017

Winter solstice

16:38 AEST Today will be the shortest day of the year in Australia.
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ENSO: Neutral does not mean normal

10:17 AEST Despite signs that the Pacific Ocean had been warming towards an El Nino event in recent months, this has failed to eventuate and is now unlikely to take place during 2017.
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Tuesday June 20, 2017

Winter finally arrives in Hobart

20:51 AEST Hobart is about to have its coldest pair of days in almost a year after experiencing its warmest start to winter on record.
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Australians perplexed by UK 'heatwave'

11:56 AEST Unusually hot weather is gripping parts of the United Kingdom this week, prompting heatwave alerts from authorities until Thursday.
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Monday June 19, 2017

Wet week in the west

16:31 AEST A burst of rain and thunderstorms will lash the southwest corner of Australia tomorrow at the start of a wet week in WA.
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Wind and waves lashing east coast

10:10 AEST Large waves and gale force winds are threatening parts of Australia's east coast today.
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Sunday June 18, 2017

Dangerous surf conditions in NSW

13:28 AEST Communities along the northern NSW coast should anticipate dangerous surf conditions on Monday.
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Foggy mornings lasting well into week in VIC, NSW, QLD

12:37 AEST Fog affected many areas of South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales and Queensland this past weekend and look like being a feature each morning well into the week in eastern states.
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Saturday June 17, 2017

Finally some fresh snow heading to the Aussie slopes

14:36 AEST Australia's ski resorts are enjoying one of its best starts to the season in years, and strangely it's due to clear skies and light winds.
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Spring Morning in June

11:44 AEST Virtually all of New South Wales and Southern Queensland have experienced a very mild morning up to nine degrees above average.
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Friday June 16, 2017

Winter rain yet to show

16:29 AEST A lack of strong cold fronts so far this season has left many parts of Australia longing for rainfall.
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Enticing southern lights

12:28 AEST The Aurora Australis may be visible from Australia's southern latitudes tonight.
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Thursday June 15, 2017

Does a red sunrise mean rain?

09:47 AEST There was a golden sunrise in Victoria this morning, so does this mean it's going to rain today? The adage 'red sky in the morning, shepherd take warning' is based on the premise that a colourful sunrise often precedes rain.
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Wednesday June 14, 2017

Snowmaking to the rescue

15:40 AEST Anybody that's been keeping a close eye on the alps recently will know two things: there hasn't been a big bout of natural snow so far this winter and the slopes are looking pretty good for mid-June.
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Daylight dwindling as winter solstice nears

12:23 AEST The shortest day of the year is just around the corner.
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Tuesday June 13, 2017

Cold nights for Alice Springs to continue

16:10 AEST We are almost halfway through June and the temperature in Alice Springs has dropped below zero a total of nine nights, with further freezing nights ahead.
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Northern Rivers has copped a drenching

11:21 AEST An offshore low pressure system, supported by a persistent pool of upper cold air has lead to some healthy rainfall totals over the last few days across northeastern parts of New South Wales.
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Monday June 12, 2017

Further heavy rain for SE QLD, NE NSW

11:57 AEST Rainfall totals from the current spell of wet weather could more than double over the next few days as a low pressure trough lingers over parts of northeast New South Wales, with shifting across the border into Queensland from this afternoon.
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Widespread fog causing headaches across southeastern Australia

07:09 AEST Fog and low cloud is causing travel headaches in Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria and South Australia.
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Sunday June 11, 2017

More than a month's worth of rain drenching NE NSW, SE QLD

14:25 AEST Parts of northeastern New South Wales and far southeast Queensland have been soaked by more than a month's worth of rain in a day, causing some flooding.
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Adelaide's nights are exceptionally cold, even by winter's standard

10:58 AEST The city of churches has recorded its coldest fortnight of nights in seven years and coldest this early in the season in 35 years, averaging about five degrees.
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Saturday June 10, 2017

SAM leaves much of Australia high and dry

12:37 AEST Meteorologists love their acronyms and personification, and SAM is like an old friend that you don't talk to as often as you'd like.
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Upper air, why do we care?

12:08 AEST There's been over 130mm of rain over the Northern Rivers district since 9am Friday and there'll probably be at least that much more before the long weekend is out.
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Friday June 9, 2017

Rare rays seen above Sydney

16:49 AEST A rare display of anticrepuscular rays could be seen from Sydney's Tamarama Beach on Thursday evening.
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Long weekend flood threat

14:41 AEST It is going to be a soggy long weekend in parts of eastern Australia, with some areas likely to experience flooding.
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Struggling snow season about to improve

15:13 AEST Australia's slowest start to a snow season in 26 years is about to get a shake up that should put a smile on alpine-lover's faces.

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