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National Summary

TC Debbie is causing destructive winds and heavy rain to the QLD coast. A trough in the north and west is producing thunderstorms. Winds in the wake of a cold front over TAS are generating a few showers. A high in the south is bringing settled conditions to SA.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.1 21 29

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
17.7 15 27

Late shower

Brisbane
 
25.1 22 31

Possible shower

Perth
 
19.3 12 25

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.6 14 22

Showers

Canberra
 
18.5 9 30

Sunny

Hobart
 
18.1 15 22

Late shower

Darwin
 
29.4 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

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Weather News

Cyclone Debbie downgraded to category two system

20:29 EDT

The full devastation brought on by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will not be known until the morning, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned, as the system is further downgraded to a category two.

Cyclone Debbie hits north Queensland coast bringing winds of 260kph, BOM says

20:24 EDT

Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category two system after crossing the north Queensland coast.

Cyclone Debbie damage could cost billions, warns Insurance Council

19:57 EDT

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has declared Cyclone Debbie a catastrophe and warned that, while there is no estimate of a damage bill yet, previous cyclones have cost billions of dollars.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/03 Sun 26/03 Mon 27/03

38.5°C

Windorah, Qld
Hottest

42.5°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

44.0°C

Tarcoola Ap, SA

44.0°C

Wilcannia Ap, NSW/ACT

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

6.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

4.4°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

3.3°C

Collie East, WA

3.8°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

NE 75km/h

Creal Rf, Qld
Windiest

127km/h

Marion Rf, Qld

105km/h

Marion Rf, Qld

222km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
-

0.6mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

81.4mm

Archer River, Qld

72.4mm

Argyle Ap, WA

226.0mm

Sarina, Qld

138.0mm

Proserpine Ap, Qld
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 34.0°C at
Mardie, WA in 1973
Lowest -7.2°C at
Kiandra Chalet, NSW/ACT in 1964
Highest 572.4mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1990
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