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National Summary

A large and powerful cold front moving over VIC and TAS is generating showers, heavy at times. Onshore winds along the the SA coast are producing a few showers. Gusty southerly winds along the southern QLD coast are bringing a few showers.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
5.3 5 17

Windy

Melbourne
 
8.7 7 11

Showers

Brisbane
 
8.4 7 20

Sunny

Perth
 
9.5 8 19

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
10.7 9 13

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
3.1 -2 9

Possible shower

Hobart
 
2.6 2 8

Showers

Darwin
 
19.1 17 31

Sunny

Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

19:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Ten people stranded in heavy snow rescued by helicopter from Tasmania's Mount Field national park

18:53 EST

Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.

Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator

16:30 EST

A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08

25.7°C

Adele Is, WA
Hottest

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.5°C

Middle Point, NT

35.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-6.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WSW 75km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

148km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

146km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

124km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

1.0mm last hr

Coldstream, Vic
Wettest

37.0mm

Kulin, WA

46.0mm

Gingin, WA
 

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA
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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