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National Summary

A trough is triggering lingering showers over eastern QLD and northeastern NSW. Another front crossing the interior ahead of a front is bringing showers and storms to SA, western VIC and NSW. Cold air in the wake of the front is generating isolated showers over southern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.8 18 27

Late thunder

Melbourne
 
11.8 12 18

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
21.4 17 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
10.0 11 21

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
14.0 11 19

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.5 11 24

Late thunder

Hobart
 
16.8 13 17

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
27.4 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Queensland hail storm injures mother and baby trapped in car

23:44 EDT

A Kingaroy mother thought her baby was going to die when they were pelted by hail after becoming trapped in her car during the supercell thunderstorms that .

Severe weather warning issued as dust storms and strong winds hit South Australia

18:24 EDT

Dust storms are blowing across parts of South Australia as more severe weather crosses the state, prompting warning messages from emergency services.

Flooded out of home, Lismore resident falls victim to 'fake invoice' fraud amid repairs

15:22 EDT

2017 started out as a good year for Jo Groves — in January she and her 14-year-old daughter moved into the home she had painstakingly renovated in Lismore in northern New South Wales.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/10 Thu 18/10 Fri 19/10

29.2°C

Victoria River Downs, NT
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Hottest

43.0°C

Curtin Ap, WA
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40.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
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40.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
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51.0°C

Horsham Ap, Vic
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2.5°C

Mount William, Vic
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Coldest

2.7°C

Yongala, SA
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3.0°C

Wandering, WA
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13.0°C

Batemans Bay, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
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NNW 72km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

103km/h

Dalwallinu, WA

96km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

103km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
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7.0mm last hr

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

682.0mm

Condobolin Ag, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

96.4mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
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0.0mm

Menindee, NSW/ACT
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0.0mm

Menindee, NSW/ACT
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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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