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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low over the Tasman Sea is driving strong winds and a few showers onto the NSW coast. A weak front is bringing cold, showery winds to VIC and TAS. A trough is causing a few showers over northern and western SA. Another trough is taking rain in eastern QLD off the east coast.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.4 10 16

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
12.4 7 13

Showers

Brisbane
 
19.2 13 22

Windy

Perth
 
16.9 6 20

Sunny

Adelaide
 
14.6 5 15

Possible shower

Canberra
 
13.0 1 12

Possible shower

Hobart
 
9.6 3 13

Late shower

Darwin
 
32.4 21 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

11:44 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

Launceston public meeting applauds city flood levees protection

09:14 EST

Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08

37.0°C

Middle Point, NT
Hottest

36.4°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.1°C

Ngukurr, NT

37.0°C

Ngukurr, NT

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-4.7°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-5.0°C

Pingelly, WA

-6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

W 51km/h

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT
Windiest

103km/h

Ben Nevis, Vic

74km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

79km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
-

1.2mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

45.0mm

Bellata, NSW/ACT

108.0mm

Palen Creek, Qld

85.0mm

Pt Perpendicular, NSW/ACT

85.4mm

Pt Perpendicular, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don, NT in 2014
Lowest -6.7°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2005
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti, NT in 1973
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1968
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach, Qld in 2007
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