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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A deep low pressure system is generating showers, destructive winds and isolated storms over SA, with rain and storms over VIC, NSW and TAS. A front and low pressure trough extending north from this low is also producing showers and storms over northern NSW, QLD and the NT.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.3 12 19

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
10.3 9 15

Showers

Brisbane
 
19.1 16 25

Clearing shower

Perth
 
13.6 8 19

Showers

Adelaide
 
11.6 10 15

Showers easing

Canberra
 
5.6 4 10

Showers

Hobart
 
13.0 10 17

Heavy rain

Darwin
 
28.9 26 33

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

SA weather: Kids talk about 'scary' blackouts, board games, Harry Potter and Back to the Future

20:30 EST

While authorities assess the potential causes of Wednesday's massive blackout, the kids of South Australia have answers of their own.

SA weather: Restoring power 'very delicate affair'

20:29 EST

Parts of South Australia may be without electricity until the end of the weekend as the power network is repaired and gradually brought back online, ElectraNet has said.

SA weather: Adelaide could be 'spared worst' but destructive winds to lash parts of state

20:16 EST

Adelaide "may just get spared the worst of the weather" tonight but destructive winds are forecast to lash Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula and South Australia's mid north.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 26/09 Tue 27/09 Wed 28/09

35.7°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.5°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.1°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-3.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-4.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-2.4°C

Southern Cross Ap, WA

-6.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

SW 75km/h

Neptune Island, SA
Windiest

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

101km/h

Hopetoun North, WA

142km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
-
no rain last hr Wettest

117.4mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

36.0mm

Batchelor Ap, NT

78.4mm

Lenswood, SA

76.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck, WA in 2003
Lowest -6.2°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 1995
Highest 29.7°C at
Wyndham, WA in 2005
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1970
Highest 370.3mm at
Burdekin, Qld in 1890
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