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National Summary

A low and trough in WA are generating flooding rain and storms over the southern interior. A low is deepening off the northern QLD coast, causing wind and rain to increase. A high in the southeast is bringing warm northerly winds across TAS and VIC.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.0 18 25

Late shower

Melbourne
 
24.8 18 26

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
26.5 22 29

Clearing shower

Perth
 
19.9 15 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
24.2 21 30

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
17.9 11 22

Late shower

Hobart
 
16.0 12 20

Possible shower

Darwin
 
28.0 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Cyclone threat intensifies for Townsville as tropical low tracks toward the north Queensland city

11:01 EDT

A tropical low off the north Queensland coast is tracking towards Townsville and could cross the coast as a category four cyclone early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is warning.

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

11:00 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Cyclone brewing in north Queensland prompting new residents to prepare early

16:26 EDT

Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03

37.6°C

Moomba Ap, SA
Hottest

42.8°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.5°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

8.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

3.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

0.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

5.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

ESE 68km/h

Marion Rf, Qld
Windiest

92km/h

Norah Head, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Port Hedland Ap, WA

85km/h

Lihou Reef, Qld
-

1.6mm last hr

Red Rocks Point, WA
Wettest

133.0mm

Mount Jukes, Qld

175.0mm

Mackay North, Qld

40.0mm

Cardwell, Qld

40.0mm

Cardwell, Qld
Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.8°C at
Roebourne, WA in 1998
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1995
Highest 34.0°C at
Mardie, WA in 1973
Lowest -7.2°C at
Kiandra Chalet, NSW/ACT in 1964
Highest 572.4mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1990
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