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National Summary

A trough over NSW and QLD is triggering rain, with the odd storm in the north, bringing about cooler conditions in its wake. Onshore winds are producing showers in northeast QLD. A low pressure system is causing rain in the northern WA. Settled conditions across SA with a high

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.3 14 19

Increasing sunshine

Melbourne
 
11.9 10 17

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
18.8 18 20

Showers

Perth
 
17.0 18 31

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
12.7 9 20

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
8.8 3 22

Sunny

Hobart
 
13.2 10 18

Possible shower

Darwin
 
26.2 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

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Weather News

Sunken fishing trawler Dianne found by searchers off Queensland coast

00:12 EDT

Police say they have found the commercial fishing trawler Dianne in which six men are believed to have drowned when it sank in heavy seas on Monday night.

Damage bill from heavy rain around Bundaberg region 'to reach up to $30m'

19:00 EDT

The damage bill from the recent heavy rain and flooding across Queensland's Wide Bay-Burnett region is expected to reach up to $30 million.

School buses driven through floodwaters after Bundaberg deluge despite warnings

16:12 EDT

Police are investigating after two school buses were caught on camera driving through floodwaters near Bundaberg in southern Queensland.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 18/10 Thu 19/10 Fri 20/10

32.4°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Hottest

43.3°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

45.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

45.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

-0.6°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

0.6°C

Collie East, WA

-1.0°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic

11.0°C

Menindee, NSW/ACT

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NW 72km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

109km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

222.0mm

Mt Sophia, Qld

85.0mm

Mingela, Qld

0.0mm

Menindee, NSW/ACT

14.0mm

Barraba, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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