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Sunday May 19, 2024

Shiseido Tahiti Surf Pro forecast

13:40 AEST After an emotional mid-season cut, and an exciting final which saw Australian Jack Robinson claim the win at Margaret River, the World Surf League tour is off to the spectacular and monstrous waves at Teahupo'o in Tahiti, French Polynesia.  Teahupo'o was for a long time not even considered a wave, with the mass of the ocean folding over itself into deadly shallow reef.
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Saturday May 18, 2024

Sydney feeling no warmer than 10C this afternoon

12:56 AEST During the week, we've highlighted the wintry blast expected to impact the southeast this weekend, as detailed here and here.
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Friday May 17, 2024

Fog blankets Sydney halting ferries

09:25 AEST Thick fog crept across Sydney on Friday morning, halting ferry services across the harbour shortly after sunrise.
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Thursday May 16, 2024

25 rainless days and counting in Adelaide

07:18 AEST It's dry in Adelaide right now.
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Wednesday May 15, 2024

Sun unleashes strongest flare of current solar cycle

13:20 AEST The sunspot region that produced last week’s mesmerising aurora displays has just unleashed another strong solar flare, this one even more powerful than anything else seen during the current solar cycle.
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Tuesday May 14, 2024

Why such low tides on our southern coastline?

13:54 AEST When Victorians have looked up this week, they've seen the Aurora Australis in all its sky-blazing glory.
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May day heat record to tumble in Perth

11:00 AEST Perth is about to obliterate its record for the longest run of days above 25°C in May as the city experiences an unusual run of late-season warmth.
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Monday May 13, 2024

Welcome wet weather in parched western Tasmania this week

13:03 AEST Some much-needed rain will fall across western Tasmania this week, soaking parts of the state that have been running more than 200 mm below their average rainfall over the last six months.
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Sunday May 12, 2024

Aurora Australis lights up Australia

11:54 AEST Images: Aurora Australis viewed from Launceston at about 5am Sat 11th.
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Saturday May 11, 2024

Wettest start to May in two decades for Sydney

09:20 AEST Every day in May so far has brought rain to Sydney, with the lowest daily fall still 3mm (on Tuesday 7th).
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Friday May 10, 2024

Watch Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre filling over past five weeks

14:25 AEST Floodwaters have been filling Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre over the past few weeks, putting on a spectacular show that can be seen from space.
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Thursday May 9, 2024

Severe thunderstorms to hit WA on Friday

20:44 AEST A flurry of intense thunderstorms will batter some western and southwestern parts of WA on Friday, with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail all possible.
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Freezing ocean temps cold comfort for South Australians

12:58 AEST No South Australian needs to be told that it has been desperately dry in recent months across most of the state, and especially in southern parts.
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Wednesday May 8, 2024

Another wave of rain to soak Australia's east

12:26 AEST Widespread rain and thunderstorms will spread over Australia’s eastern inland over the next few days, before drenching already sodden parts of the NSW coast this weekend.
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Tuesday May 7, 2024

Sydney halfway through two-week rainy spell

17:17 AEST There's some good news but mostly bad news for Sydney folk who are sick of the relentless rain and desperate to get some washing hung out.
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Driest 12 months on record for big chunk of WA

10:38 AEST If you're wondering why the long overdue rain that fell in parched southwest WA last week was so welcome, take a look at the chart below.
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Monday May 6, 2024

Rain every day this week in NSW

11:28 AEST The NSW coast can expect another week of rain as eastern Australia remains stuck in a stagnant pattern of wet and stormy weather.
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Saturday May 4, 2024

Riverina's first rain in a month frustrates some, drenches others

14:36 AEST Rain and thunderstorms have been spreading across New South Wales, bringing the first rain in a month and evening drenching some areas, but it has been frustratingly too little in the south, including Riverina's south.
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Friday May 3, 2024

Heaviest May rainfall in 82 years recorded in WA town

13:48 AEST Parched areas of southwest WA have finally seen some rain this week, with Wandering recording its highest May rainfall in more than 82 years and the most rainfall the town has seen in 13 months.
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Thursday May 2, 2024

Will another positive Indian Ocean Dipole brew in 2024?

17:05 AEST Signs are pointing to the second consecutive positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) developing in the next few months.
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400km line of severe thunderstorms lashing southwest WA

10:42 AEST A line of severe thunderstorms is moving onshore towards the southwest of WA, which could produce heavy rainfall and large hail on Thursday morning.
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Wednesday May 1, 2024

Adelaide's driest February-to-April in 101 years

13:02 AEST Adelaide just had one of its driest February-to-April periods on record as stubborn high pressure continues to shield southern Australia from autumn rainfall.
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Tuesday April 30, 2024

Australia's tropical cyclone season in satellite images

14:34 AEST Images captured by the Himawari-9 satellite over the past six months show the entire 2023-24 Australian tropical cyclone season in all its glory from start to finish.
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NSW soaking has begun

13:08 AEST Rain has begun falling across parts of NSW and it is here to stay for a while, with the potential for hundreds of millimetres to fall along the central NSW coastline.
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Monday April 29, 2024

Wet week ahead for eastern and southwestern Australia

12:32 AEST Rain and thunderstorms will soak parts of eastern and southwestern Australia this week, bringing drought relief in WA and a risk of flooding in NSW.
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Shiseido Tahiti Surf Pro forecast

13:40 AEST After an emotional mid-season cut, and an exciting final which saw Australian Jack Robinson claim the win at Margaret River, the World Surf League tour is off to the spectacular and monstrous waves at Teahupo'o in Tahiti, French Polynesia.  Teahupo'o was for a long time not even considered a wave, with the mass of the ocean folding over itself into deadly shallow reef.

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