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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is slowly intensifying and approaching, causing wind, rain and waves to increase on the QLD coast. A monsoon trough is generating storms in the tropics. Another trough is generating showers and storms over SA, VIC and TAS, with hot winds ahead of it.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.0 21 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
17.7 14 22

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
25.1 22 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
22.0 12 24

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
20.2 14 24

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
26.2 15 28

Clearing shower

Hobart
 
16.1 13 22

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.3 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Cyclone Debbie: A quick guide for residents

19:32 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.

BOM warns of Cyclone Debbie inundation, 25,000 people in low-lying Mackay areas told to leave

19:20 EDT

More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.

Cyclones in Queensland: Learning from five of the worst ever recorded

18:35 EDT

Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 24/03 Sat 25/03 Sun 26/03

42.2°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

42.3°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.5°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

44.0°C

Tarcoola Ap, SA

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

4.6°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

5.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

4.4°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

3.3°C

Collie East, WA

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

NNW 96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

85km/h

Lihou Reef, Qld

127km/h

Marion Rf, Qld

105km/h

Marion Rf, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

94.0mm

Kookynie, WA

81.4mm

Archer River, Qld

72.4mm

Argyle Ap, WA

72.0mm

Argyle Ap, WA
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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