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National Summary

A vigorous cold front has swept the southeast causing showers in SA and VIC and low-level snow in TAS, with the level rising throughout the day. Onshore winds along southern WA and eastern QLD coasts are bringing a few showers. A large ridge is keeping the interior clear and dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.3 7 15

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
7.8 4 12

Late shower

Brisbane
 
20.4 11 21

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
17.3 6 19

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
10.9 7 13

Late shower

Canberra
 
7.4 -6 9

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
4.8 1 12

Late shower

Darwin
 
28.8 19 32

Sunny

Weather News

Rescue effort to reach couple trapped overnight in snowy central Tasmania, more snowfalls expected

17:15 EST

The crew of a rescue helicopter has found a couple trapped in a car by heavy snow in Tasmania's Mount Field National Park.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

34.5°C

West Roebuck, WA
Hottest

34.2°C

Douglas River, NT

34.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-6.3°C

Falls Creek, Vic
Coldest

-5.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

SW 75km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

148km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-
no rain last hr Wettest

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA

55.2mm

Cabramurra, NSW/ACT

37.0mm

Kulin, WA

33.0mm

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
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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