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Mon 19:11 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Kelvin is generating powerful winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms over parts of WA's Pilbara North Interior. A series of troughs over WA, NT, QLD and NSW are generating thunderstorms. A trough and cold front is producing showers over VIC and TAS.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.4 20 23

Clearing shower

Melbourne
 
22.0 15 29

Sunny

Brisbane
 
27.3 22 29

Possible shower

Perth
 
24.9 17 30

Increasing sunshine

Adelaide
 
27.0 20 34

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
19.7 11 23

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.6 10 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.3 26 31

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Kelvin weakens, but heavy flooding cuts off Great Northern Highway

18:39 EDT

A cyclone which brought damaging winds and heavy rain to northern WA has weakened to a tropical low, but there are fears flooding affecting a major supply road could impact food delivery in the region.

Brief relief from the heat in eastern NSW

16:44 EDT

Sydney will have one of its coolest days so far this year on Tuesday as a southerly change affects eastern NSW.

Cyclonic Queensland surf to hit its peak today, Gold Coast beaches still closed

14:06 EDT

Cyclonic swells will reach a peak along southern Queensland beaches today, with conditions this morning described as "good as you can get" for experienced surfers.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 16/02 Sat 17/02 Sun 18/02

43.4°C

Windorah, Qld
Hottest

43.8°C

Cunderdin Airfield, WA

44.6°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

2.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

1.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

2.2°C

West Wyalong Ap, NSW/ACT

0.9°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-3.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

E 59km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

111km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

88km/h

Southern Cross Ap, WA
-

0.8mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

370.6mm

Broome Ap, WA

223.5mm

Wallal Downs, WA

72.2mm

Munglinup West, WA

72.2mm

Munglinup West, WA
Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie, WA in 1998
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 35.1°C at
Wittenoom, WA in 2015
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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