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Saturday October 1, 2016

Blowy afternoon for Sydney-siders

14:01 EST A gusty west/northwesterly airflow is rattling windows across the Sydney Basin this afternoon as the northern flank of a complex low gives one last huff.
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Damaging winds pound southwest WA

11:38 EST A vigorous cold front has roared through parts of southwest Western Australia bringing gusts in excess of 100km/h.
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Friday September 30, 2016

AFL and NRL grand final forecast

15:41 EST What will the weather be like when Melbourne and Sydney go head-to-head in the AFL and NRL grand finals this weekend? Australia's two most populated cities will field teams in each match and both play host to a game.
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Heavy snow blankets Alps

12:58 EST A rare late-season snow dump is turning Australia's alps white, when they should be getting green at this time of year.
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Thursday September 29, 2016

Tasmania flood threat

15:01 EST Tasmania is on flood watch once again as a complex low pressure system spreads rain across the state during the next 24 hours.
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Another dangerous day for storm-damaged SA

10:46 EST Parts of South Australia have woken up underneath an intense low pressure system today, less than 24 hours after severe thunderstorms cut power across the state.
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Wednesday September 28, 2016

Flooding to last weeks in western NSW

14:55 EST Major flooding will continue to affect parts of central western New South Wales well into October as inundated catchments struggle to cope with record-breaking rainfall.
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Days of dangerous weather starts today

10:40 EST Thunderstorms are firing up in South Australia this morning at the beginning of a multi-day and multi-state severe weather event.
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Tuesday September 27, 2016

Early northern rainfall

16:12 EST Australia's tropics are acting like it's already the wet season, even though September is technically the final month of the dry.
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South Australia destructive weather update

10:38 EST Residents in South Australia should prepare now for dangerous weather during the second half of the week, beginning Wednesday.
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Monday September 26, 2016

Wild end to September looms

14:03 EST It has been already a big month of weather across southern and eastern Australia, although the worst is yet to come for some areas.
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Lachlan River flooding to last weeks

11:12 EST Major flooding will continue to affect central western New South Wales well into October, with another round of rain imminent.
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Sunday September 25, 2016

Rain and Cold strike Perth

13:48 EST Southwestern parts of Western Australia have had rain of up to 24mm of rain this morning as another cold front swept over the region.
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Canberra splashes out

11:08 EST With a few showers and storms on the cards today and throughout the week ahead, will Canberra break it's September rain record? With Lake George looking more like a wetland than a wasteland, the additional amount of rain hasn't gone unnoticed.
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Saturday September 24, 2016

Homebush turning it on for AFL Prelim Final

14:29 EST It will be dry for the bounce at 5:15pm at Spotless Stadium in Homebush, with some clouds watching over as the GWS Giants take on the Western Bulldogs for a spot in the AFL Grand Final.
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Rain set to dampen Melbourne footy finals

14:21 EST After a warm day, increasing afternoon cloud is heralding the arrival of a cool change.
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Friday September 23, 2016

Final September soaking in sight

11:26 EST Another burst of showers will hit Australia's sodden southeast this weekend, but heavier rain and storms are the cards next week.
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Let there be light

08:42 EST Most Australian's slept through the vernal equinox last night.
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Thursday September 22, 2016

Wet year for South Australia

17:02 EST We may only be nine months into 2016, however parts of South Australia have already picked an entire year's worth of rain.
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Eastern Australia flood update

13:10 EST Another burst of heavy rain over inland New South Wales has exacerbated the state's flooding situation, while bulging rivers continue to flow through Victoria and Queensland.
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Wednesday September 21, 2016

Flood threat spreading across Victoria

15:42 EST Victoria can't catch a break from flooding rain at the moment.
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Rain records falling across Australia

13:15 EST It's raining statistics across Australia's flooded states, with some areas receiving more rain in the last three weeks than they usually see during all of spring.
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Tuesday September 20, 2016

Victoria bracing for more heavy rain tonight

14:32 EST There are are fears of landslides and flash flooding in northern and western Victoria tonight as the state prepares for another bout of heavy rain and thunderstorms.
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Queensland: from drought to floods

13:35 EST Parts of drought-ravaged Queensland have experienced an abrupt shift in weather patterns this year, switching from a prolonged period of drought to months of heavy rain.
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Monday September 19, 2016

More rain for flooded states

14:02 EST Australia's four flood-affected states will receive another burst of rain in the next two days.
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Top End's late dry season soaking

10:50 EST The Northern Territory is having a wet end to the dry season, with some areas receiving their heaviest rain in six years during the last 24 hours.
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Sunday September 18, 2016

Thunderstorms and rain batter SA

14:31 EST South Australia has experienced another bout of stormy and wet weather.
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Impressive falls for inland QLD

12:16 EST Areas of heavy rain have further exacerbated the flood risk over inland QLD, with some places picking up the heaviest September rainfall in 30 years.
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Saturday September 17, 2016

Chilly night in the west

12:33 EST Parts of Western Australia endured unusually low temperatures overnight, with some places shivering through the coldest September night in 26 years.
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Stormy skies for Alice Springs

11:56 EST With the start of the spring season well under way, Alice Springs and other locations over the central interior of Australia have enjoyed a run of thundery weather over the last couple of days.
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Friday September 16, 2016

Sensational spring snow

16:20 EST Australia's ski season has bounced back in the last two days with around half a metre of fresh snow hitting some slopes.
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Flood situation far from over

11:44 EST Drier weather has returned to flood-ravaged areas in eastern and southern Australia today, although three more rain-bearing systems are on the horizon during the next 10 days.
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Thursday September 15, 2016

Widespread flooding update

12:30 EST Floodwaters are currently flowing through inundated rivers from Queensland to Tasmania, with more heavy rain expected in some areas today.
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Three-day soaking floods Adelaide

09:39 EST Backyards have been turned into rivers in Adelaide today following the heaviest September rain in a century.
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Wednesday September 14, 2016

Wet season preview for Top End

16:32 EST The chance of showers and thunderstorms is increasing over the Northern Territory's Top End this week, reminding locals in tropical far northern Australia that the 'wet season' has almost arrived.
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Rain and storm outbreak update

11:14 EST Five states are under flood watch today as a prolonged outbreak of rain and thunderstorms continues.
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Tuesday September 13, 2016

Negative IOD reigns, causing more rain

20:24 EST The Indian Ocean has made a comeback in recent weeks and the effects are being felt across the country.
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Spring flooding to worsen across eastern states

11:55 EST Parts of eastern Australia could be having one of their wettest springs on record by the middle of next week, less than three weeks into the season.
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Monday September 12, 2016

Heavy rain targets waterlogged Victoria

17:41 EST Parts of Victoria could receive their heaviest rain in two-to-four years, just days after major flooding struck the state's west.
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Showers hit thirsty Townsville overnight

12:22 EST Townsville enjoyed the heaviest September rain in six years overnight, briefly dampening Queensland's parched tropical coastline.
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Sunday September 11, 2016

Southeast QLD: Sparks fly once-more

15:45 EST Thunderstorms thrashed parts of southeast Queensland yesterday evening, courtesy of a low pressure trough.
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Mix of snow and rain for the Alps

13:16 EST The up and down ski season is mostly on the up this coming week, with snow alongside periods of rain predicted most days.
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Blowy afternoon for Sydney-siders

14:01 EST A gusty west/northwesterly airflow is rattling windows across the Sydney Basin this afternoon as the northern flank of a complex low gives one last huff.

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