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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A strong cold front is generating widespread showers and severe thunderstorms over SA. A cold, gusty airflow in the wake of this front is producing showers over southern parts of WA. A low pressure trough over northern WA, the NT and inland QLD is producing areas of rain.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.3 14 19

Rain

Melbourne
 
17.1 12 16

Showers

Brisbane
 
21.5 17 23

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
15.1 5 19

Sunny

Adelaide
 
15.4 8 15

Heavy rain

Canberra
 
15.4 6 11

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
13.4 9 17

Windy with rain

Darwin
 
33.5 26 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

South Australia weather: Widespread blackout in Adelaide as storm hits state

16:53 EST

Thousands of people are without power across South Australia and Adelaide's CBD has been plunged into darkness as a massive storm lashes the state.

South Australia weather: 'Cyclone' expected to hit state

16:12 EST

Wild weather described as a "cyclone" is expected to hit South Australia this afternoon, with flood watches in place across the state.

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.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 25/09 Mon 26/09 Tue 27/09

40.1°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Hottest

40.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.5°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-4.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

-4.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

W 79km/h

Neptune Island, SA
Windiest

87km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

101km/h

Hopetoun North, WA
-

2.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

138.8mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

117.4mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

36.0mm

Batchelor Ap, NT

36.0mm

Batchelor Ap, NT
Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 29.7°C at
Wyndham, WA in 2005
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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