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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A deep low pressure system is bringing rain, storms and damaging winds to SA. A strong cold front is generating rain and thunderstorms over NSW, VIC and TAS. A low pressure trough over the NT and QLD is producing showers and thunderstorms.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
15.8 14 19

Rain

Melbourne
 
14.4 12 16

Showers

Brisbane
 
18.2 17 23

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
6.2 4 19

Sunny

Adelaide
 
7.7 8 15

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
8.3 6 11

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
11.4 9 17

Windy with rain

Darwin
 
25.8 26 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

SA weather: Adelaide power mostly restored but BoM forecasts more storms

06:04 EST

More than 100,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged South Australia into darkness, although the lights are back on in much of Adelaide's metropolitan area.

South Australia looks to recover from power outage, 'treacherous' conditions remain: live blog

04:45 EST

South Australia is looking to recover from state-wide blackouts after yesterday's massive storm, but parts of the state remain without power.

SA weather: Power 'gradually' returning after blackout plunged state into darkness

00:07 EST

Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.

Extremes and Records

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

28.2°C

Charles Point, NT
Hottest

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.5°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

41.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-1.5°C

Southern Cross Ap, WA
Coldest

-4.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-6.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

NNE 92km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
Windiest

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

101km/h

Hopetoun North, WA

142km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
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5.4mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

117.4mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

36.0mm

Batchelor Ap, NT
 

168.2mm

Mainoru Outstation, NT
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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