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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated troughs are causing showers, storms and gusty winds over northern QLD. A broad trough is generating showers and storms over southern parts of WA, SA and NSW, and over northern VIC. A monsoon trough is triggering storms over the tropics.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.5 19 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
20.6 18 28

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
23.9 21 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.4 17 22

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
22.0 19 37

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
13.4 12 28

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
14.9 14 23

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
26.3 24 31

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Cyclone Debbie could hit north Queensland as category four, Bureau of Meteorology warns

22:03 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

Cyclone Debbie: How the BOM names cyclones

20:42 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03

36.4°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

42.8°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.5°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.3°C

Urandangi, Qld

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

5.6°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

3.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

0.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

5.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

ESE 94km/h

Marion Rf, Qld
Windiest

92km/h

Norah Head, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Port Hedland Ap, WA

85km/h

Lihou Reef, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

133.0mm

Mount Jukes, Qld

175.0mm

Mackay North, Qld

91.8mm

Leonora Ap, WA

92.0mm

Leonora 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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