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Thursday May 26, 2016

Will Australia have a bumper ski season?

05:24 EST The Australian snow season is a fickle beast and this year will be no different, but there should be great joy in the end.
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Wednesday May 25, 2016

Wet week for NSW

20:12 EST Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.
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Dampened SA in for more rain but also cold, strong winds

18:01 EST Rain has fallen across a large part of South Australia during Wednesday and there is more to come, mainly on Friday, coinciding with cold winds.
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Frost snaps into gear across NSW

17:40 EST This morning left many people wishing they could stay in bed as Jack Frost knocked on the door.
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Tuesday May 24, 2016

Wet week for NSW

13:50 EST Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.
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Melbourne in for cold, wet end to May

12:05 EST Like many other cities, Melbourne hasn't really felt much autumn weather, but that will quickly change.
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Monday May 23, 2016

WA's southwest set for another round of wind and rain

14:16 EST Another bout of wild weather is set to move over Western Australia this evening.
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Cold fronts finally migrating north

11:10 EST The polar jet will push cold fronts further north than recent, bringing cooling and rain to New South Wales and the southern edge of Queensland.
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Sunday May 22, 2016

North QLD making up for poor wet season

13:53 EST A pulse of tropical activity has brought more rainfall than any wet season day for parts of north Queensland.
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Blustery change sweeping across SA

07:25 EST A strong cold front will make its way across South Australia today, causing cloud and wind to increase ahead of it.
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Saturday May 21, 2016

Northern QLD set for a drenching

16:50 EST There were some healthy totals overnight, but northern parts of Queensland are in for some more heavy rain.
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Squally front for WA's southwest

12:12 EST A strong cold front is making it's way across Western Australia, bringing gale force winds, heavy rain and a large swell offshore.
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Friday May 20, 2016

Residents of southwestern WA batten down the hatches

16:45 EST A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of Western Australia including the Central West, Lower West, South West, South Coastal, South East Coastal, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt.
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Chance of La Nina? What's in for Oz

15:56 EST The so called "Godzilla" 2014-2015 El Nino is on its way out, while a possible La Nina looms in the air.
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Thursday May 19, 2016

May showers return to north QLD in May

15:50 EST Some Queenslanders living in places that missed out on last week's big rainfall event have a chance at some good falls over the weekend.
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Cold front batters Tasmania

14:08 EST A strong cold front is lashing the Apple Isle with damaging winds and showers.
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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Hunter sitting under the heater

15:12 EST Unseasonably hot and dry conditions are being felt across the Hunter this autumn.
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Weekend beach weather and where to find it in NSW

11:28 EST If you were wondering if you should pack away the swimmers and beach towels for good this weekend, perhaps it's time to give the beach one final go.
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Tuesday May 17, 2016

Warmest start to the year on record

15:27 EST Sydney, Hobart and Darwin are enjoying their warmest start to year on record.
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Mere patches of frost seen thus far over New South Wales

14:33 EST For most of New South Wales, frost has been an elusive occurrence thus far this year.
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Monday May 16, 2016

A squally sequence of systems in TAS

13:04 EST A relentless series of fronts has been impacting Tasmania over the last week or so, with another strong system on its way tonight.
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Tasmanian dam levels bouncing back

12:51 EST After dropping desperately low in March, Tasmanian dam levels have risen steadily since and can look forward to a further boost this week, at least in the west.
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Sunday May 15, 2016

Sydney air quality deteriorating

18:24 EST Hazard reduction burns over the weekend have reduced air quality in the Sydney area and light westerly winds overnight will cause it to deteriorate further by Monday morning.
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Fluctuating rainfall nothing new for Alice Springs

09:20 EST So far this May, 34.6mm of rain has fallen over just three days over Alice Springs.
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Saturday May 14, 2016

Fogging up just in time for winter

12:12 EST When thinking of winter, many people may bring to mind cups of hot tea by the fire, beanies, or (even in Australia!) snow-sports.
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Chilly start to the work week expected for the southwest

11:51 EST With a cold front expected to make landfall over the southwestern parts of Western Australia on Sunday afternoon, it will likely be difficult to get up for work on Monday.
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Friday May 13, 2016

Blustery conditions for TAS

13:36 EST Tasmania was in the firing line as a cold front crossed the state, with some places clocking gusts of 100km/h or more.
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Long term rain outlook

11:18 EST Following a large scale rain event which encompassed much of the country earlier in the week, the prospects of follow up rain look fairly ordinary in the near future.
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Thursday May 12, 2016

Heavy rain continuing over western Tasmania

12:51 EST Parts of Western Tasmania have copped a soaking over the past few days as frontal activity becomes more frequent and pronounced.
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Shocking wake-up for QLD and the NT

07:10 EST Cold air has suddenly enveloped Queensland and the Northern Territory, making it hard to get out of bed.
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Wednesday May 11, 2016

Dry change bringing end to Darwin's warmest May nights in decades

17:34 EST A southeasterly wind change is drying out Darwin, bringing an end to the warmest run of May nights in 29 years.
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QLD heat causes May records to tumble

12:12 EST Monthly heat records continue to fall in Queensland as summer-like warmth remains.
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Tuesday May 10, 2016

VIC's soggy set of days

12:25 EST A broad trough and a decaying low pressure system has brought spectacular falls over Victoria.
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Bountiful rains followed by long sunny spell

12:23 EST New South Wales enjoyed widespread soaking rain on Sunday and Monday, but farmers looking for follow-up rain will have to wait.
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Monday May 9, 2016

Wild weather bears down on SA

14:18 EST With the heavy rain clearing in South Australia's northeast, a low pressure system has whipped up the wind and seas in the south.
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Heaviest rain in years for the southeast

12:50 EST Heavy rain is continuing to fall today across the southeast, with many places having their biggest wet in years.
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Sunday May 8, 2016

Autumn finally breaking across WA

14:24 EST A long awaited relief from the summer-like heat has finally arrived across Western Australia.
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Flooding easing for Central Australia

13:12 EST A broad trough over the Northern Territory has given Alice Springs and Uluru a drenching but flooding is now easing.
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Saturday May 7, 2016

WA's Kimberley copping a soaking

14:02 EST A series of deep low pressure troughs are triggering areas of unseasonably heavy rain and thunderstorms in the Kimberley, bringing some much needed falls.
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Sydney's smokey start to Saturday

09:41 EST Sydney-sider's woke to a blanket of haze this morning, primarily in the north as light westerly breezes wafted smoke from hazard reduction burns inland towards the coast.
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Friday May 6, 2016

Mother's Day Forecast

14:30 EST Mother's Day is approaching and the forecast charts are looking pretty grim for a lot of regional Australia.
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Storms to strike Perth

12:23 EST A cold front is surging towards Perth, bringing thunderstorms and wind.
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Will Australia have a bumper ski season?

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