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National Summary

A complex low pressure system is generating gusty winds and showers over eastern SA, southern NSW, VIC and TAS. A vigorous cold front is generating damaging winds and thundery showers over the southwest WA. A trough is generating showers over northern WA.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.2 12 22

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.9 10 17

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
24.8 11 27

Sunny

Perth
 
15.6 12 18

Windy with showers

Adelaide
 
15.0 9 21

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
13.9 5 13

Clearing shower

Hobart
 
11.7 7 17

Showers

Darwin
 
32.0 26 33

Mostly sunny

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Weather News

Damaging winds pound southwest WA

11:38 EST

A vigorous cold front has roared through parts of southwest Western Australia bringing gusts in excess of 100km/h.

NSW weather: Evacuation order for Condobolin as Lachlan River flood moves downstream

11:32 EST

An evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas of Condobolin in the central west of New South Wales, as flood peaks in the Lachlan River move down stream.

SA weather: Virginia, Port Wakefield under threat as rivers burst banks

11:20 EST

The South Australian towns of Virginia and Port Wakefield are under threat from floodwaters as the Gawler and Wakefield rivers burst their banks.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 28/09 Thu 29/09 Fri 30/09

37.0°C

Kowanyama Ap, Qld
Hottest

41.1°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.0°C

Kalumburu, WA

41.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

Kowanyama Ap, Qld

0.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-2.4°C

Southern Cross Ap, WA

-4.3°C

Eyre, WA

-2.0°C

Mt Ginini, NSW/ACT

-2.0°C

Mt Ginini, NSW/ACT

WSW 68km/h

Busselton Jetty, WA
Windiest

142km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

120km/h

Neptune Island, SA

118km/h

Cape Naturaliste, WA
-

22.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

78.4mm

Lenswood, SA

97.4mm

Longley, Tas

113.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

58.0mm

Cardwell, Qld
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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