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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
 
26.0 20 28

Sunny

Melbourne
 
22.0 20 32

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
28.7 23 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
18.9 10 22

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
23.0 20 24

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
28.1 13 30

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
28.1 15 28

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
30.3 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Stormy change crossing Victoria

13:35 EDT

Blustery winds and thunderstorms are lashing Victoria today as a cold front sweeps across the state.

Tropical Cyclone Debbie: Queenslanders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi

13:31 EDT

As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.

BOM warning as Cyclone Debbie intensifies; Queensland emergency services prepare for worst

13:22 EDT

Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 240 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.

Extremes and Records

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

42.7°C

Moomba Ap, SA
Hottest

42.3°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.5°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

44.0°C

Tarcoola Ap, SA

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

8.8°C

Mount William, Vic
Coldest

5.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

4.4°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

3.0°C

Newdegate, WA

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 85km/h

Creal Rf, Qld
Windiest

85km/h

Lihou Reef, Qld

127km/h

Marion Rf, Qld

105km/h

Marion Rf, Qld
-

0.4mm last hr

Smithton Ap, Tas
Wettest

94.0mm

Kookynie, WA

81.4mm

Archer River, Qld

72.0mm

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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