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National Summary

A strong frontal system is crossing western and southern WA, with heavy showers, powerful winds and thunderstorms. A trough and onshore winds are triggering showers and thunderstorms over central and eastern QLD. A broad high is keeping much of the interior and southeast dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.2 11 21

Sunny

Melbourne
 
6.3 5 19

Sunny

Brisbane
 
18.5 15 23

Possible shower

Perth
 
17.6 12 20

Showers

Adelaide
 
16.4 11 23

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
6.3 -2 18

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
5.5 5 15

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
24.9 22 33

Sunny

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Weather News

Perth storm: Severe cold front hits WA's South West, bringing heavy rain, winds and flooding

19:21 EST

The full force of Mother Nature is being felt in Western Australia as emergency services deal with damaging wind gusts from a severe cold front that has also dumped heavy rain in Perth and the south-west of the state.

Damaging winds lash WA

11:00 EST

Severe weather continues to threaten parts of WA today after a powerful front crossed the state's west coast overnight.

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 23/05 Thu 24/05 Fri 25/05

29.1°C

Coconut Island, Qld
Hottest

34.3°C

Coconut Island, Qld

34.9°C

Pirlangimpi, NT

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

47.0°C

Bulman, NT

-3.4°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-4.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

-6.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

1.0°C

Benalla Ap, Vic

-6.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WSW 59km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

111km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

103km/h

Badgingarra, WA

114km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
-

0.6mm last hr

Innisfail Aerodrome, Qld
Wettest

9.8mm

Ballina Ap, NSW/ACT

93.8mm

Acton Park, WA

0.0mm

Ingham, Qld

0.0mm

Ingham, Qld
Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman, NT in 2016
Lowest -6.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 2000
Highest 30.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Lowest -14.2°C at
Namadgi National Park, NSW/ACT in 1987
Highest 536.6mm at
Orbost, Vic in 2017
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