Australian Weather

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Mon 16:40 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and front is generating patchy rain over VIC, in addition to storms over southern NSW. A broad region of low pressure across QLD, the NT and northern WA is causing thundery showers. Onshore winds in the south are bringing the odd shower to southern western TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
28.4 21 31

Sunny

Melbourne
 
20.6 18 24

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
30.1 20 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
31.0 18 33

Sunny

Adelaide
 
22.7 18 26

Sunny

Canberra
 
33.7 15 35

Possible shower

Hobart
 
22.1 16 23

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
32.8 26 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Fuel tanker explodes in outback Queensland on way to help flood relief effort

15:13 EDT

A tanker truck carrying fuel into flood-ravaged north western Queensland has exploded on the Landsborough Highway, west of Barcaldine in the state's central-west — but the driver survived unscathed.

Queensland graziers say cattle are too 'shell-shocked' after flooding to find food

13:55 EDT

Some cattle are so "shell-shocked" from the flooding that has hit Queensland's north-west that they cannot walk to reach grass, a grazier says.

Zimbabwe gold mine flood death toll reaches 24 as search for survivors continues

13:39 EDT

Eight survivors and 24 dead bodies have been pulled out of a flooded gold mine in Zimbabwe.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 15/02 Sat 16/02 Sun 17/02

43.6°C

Newman Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.0°C

Brunette Downs, NT
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.4°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

5.5°C

Mt Read, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

4.5°C

Ararat, Vic
Avg: Rec:

1.0°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

3.7°C

Lake St Clair, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

E 87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld

124km/h

Broome Ntc, WA

101km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

38.0mm

Bramwell, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

76.0mm

Mutarnee, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

74.2mm

Kimba, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

35.2mm

Jabiru Ap, NT
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie, WA in 1998
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 35.1°C at
Wittenoom, WA in 2015
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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