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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Trevor is producing gales, heavy rain and thunderstorms to north QLD. Tropical Cyclone Veronica remains off the Pilbara Coast. Troughs in WA, QLD and eastern NSW are causing showers and storms, some intense. Onshore winds in the south are bringing a few showers.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.0 19 26

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
18.5 18 25

Cloudy

Brisbane
 
24.1 22 31

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
22.0 22 32

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
19.1 17 30

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
16.9 13 27

Possible shower

Hobart
 
16.8 15 20

Drizzle

Darwin
 
29.1 27 35

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Mass evacuations for NT coastal communities as Cyclone Trevor approaches

00:20 EDT

Mass evacuations have been triggered for communities from Groote Eylandt down the Gulf of Carpentaria, as Tropical Cyclone Trevor looks to turn into a category four system.

Cyclone Veronica forms off WA coast, with warning 'strong system' set to reach Pilbara

23:27 EDT

A low-pressure system to the north of Western Australia has rapidly intensified into a category two cyclone, with a blue alert issued for a stretch of the Pilbara coast.

Gulf fisherman thought he 'was going to die' in Cyclone Trevor nightmare at sea

19:59 EDT

A commercial fisherman in the Gulf of Carpentaria says he feared for his life, when he was caught in rough seas as Cyclone Trevor crossed Cape York Peninsula on Tuesday night.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 18/03 Tue 19/03 Wed 20/03

32.2°C

Giles, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.6°C

Lajamanu, NT
Avg: Rec:

41.9°C

Lajamanu, NT
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

48.1°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Coldest

3.6°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

5.2°C

Corowa Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
 

-5.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

ENE 59km/h

Rowley Shoals, WA
Windiest

92km/h

Southern Cross Ap, WA

133km/h

Lockhart River Ap, Qld

98km/h

Salmon Gums, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

182.4mm

Whyanbeel Valley, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

302.0mm

Lockhart River Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:
 

302.0mm

Lockhart River Ap, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.8°C at
Roebourne, WA in 1998
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1995
Highest 35.0°C at
Pardoo, WA in 2016
Lowest -7.2°C at
Kiandra Chalet, NSW/ACT in 1964
Highest 572.4mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1990
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