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Storms ease across south-east Queensland

21:20 EDT

Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.

Dry spring set to continue across NSW

17:59 EDT

The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.

Queensland coast warned to prepare for hot, fast fire season

14:52 EDT

The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.