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Sun 20:24 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms across WA's north, the NT, northern parts of SA and QLD, some severe. A cold front in the southeast will cause showers to become heavier over TAS. Onshore winds are triggering a few showers in the southwest.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.9 21 31

Possible thunderstorm

Melbourne
 
20.8 17 21

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
25.3 23 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
18.5 12 24

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
21.5 14 25

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
23.7 17 32

Showers

Hobart
 
21.3 16 21

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.9 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Thunderstorm asthma advice issued as storms loom in Victoria

21:33 EDT

Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.

Queensland storms: Lockyer Valley, Ipswich clean up after night of destruction

19:24 EDT

Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.

Stormy start to summer for southeast QLD

17:25 EDT

Saturday's storms produced large hail, intense rainfall and destructive winds to several locations across southeast Queensland as two large storms rolled over in quick succession.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12 Sat 03/12

37.6°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld
Hottest

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap, SA

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

9.4°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

1.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

N 51km/h

Tasman Island, Tas
Windiest

96km/h

Maitland, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

103km/h

Dalby Ap, Qld
-

0.4mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

63.0mm

Murganella Airstrip, NT

50.8mm

Fish River, NT

54.0mm

Drysdale River, WA

41.2mm

Truscott, WA
Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station, Qld in 1972
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller, Vic in 2006
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1902
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT in 1990
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West, WA in 2010
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