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Sunday November 19, 2017

Fierce Storms lash Western Australia

09:31 EDT
Wind gusts in excess of 110km/h were recorded yesterday afternoon as storms rolled over WA's southeast.
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Saturday November 18, 2017

Cooler conditions for Perth before heat set to return

13:46 EDT
Perth is set for a run of cooler conditions over the next few days, following on from a two week period of mostly well above average temperatures.
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Storms leave a white blanket on the Blue Mountains

12:09 EDT
Parts of the Blue Mountains reported a covering of hail on Friday afternoon, as severe thunderstorms rolled through the area.
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Friday November 17, 2017

Thunderstorm brings damaging winds to parts of NSW and ACT

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Large hailstones have pelted parts of the Blue Mountains and Canberra, as thunderstorms and damaging winds lashed New South Wales.
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Severe storms affecting multiple states

15:40 EDT
Severe thunderstorms are affecting parts of Victoria, NSW, the ACT and Queensland today.
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Outback Northern Territory hit with soaking rain, breaking dry stretch

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It has been a wet week across much of the Northern Territory, with many cattle stations receiving their first rain for the season and in some cases the In the past week 43.8mm has been measured in the rain gauge at the Alice Springs airport, well above the town's average November rainfall of 28.1mm.
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Thursday November 16, 2017

Perth weather: Temperature heats up before wet weekend

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Perth reached 35.7C today but the mercury is set to plunge by more than 10 degrees on Friday, leading into a wet weekend.
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Auslan 'Sign Guy' delivers emergency messages to the deaf community – rain, hail or shine

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Meet the man who makes it possible for deaf people to know what's happening during emergency weather events.
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Wednesday November 15, 2017

Stormy change in Melbourne

17:17 EDT
Melbourne's warm spell came to an abrupt end this afternoon as a southerly change swept through the city, with peakhour storms adding to the turbulent weather.
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Stormy end to the week in eastern Australia

12:50 EDT
A prolonged spell of stormy weather will affect Australia's eastern states during the second half of this week.
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Tuesday November 14, 2017

Southern heat update

16:49 EDT
Some areas of southern Australia are having their warmest November day in more than a decade today.
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Summer preview in southeastern Australia

12:14 EDT
Parts of Victoria and SA will experience their highest temperatures in eight to nine months today as the mercury soars 15 degrees above average in both states.
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Monday November 13, 2017

Fire bans issued as heat builds

15:02 EDT
Total fire bans have been issued in multiple states on Tuesday as temperatures rise in Australia's southeast inland.
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Perth lightning: Series of thunderstorms create massive display over city

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Western Australia's south was treated to an evening show of light, sound and fury as a series of thunderstorms passed over the southern half of the state, producing hail, lightning and power blackouts.
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Sunday night storms light up Perth

10:51 EDT
Severe thunderstorms targeted populated areas in Western Australia on Sunday night.
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Sunday November 12, 2017

Heat set to stick around for Perth

14:44 EDT
Perth has seen consistently above average temperatures this month, with no signs of any substantial cooling.
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Storms to be the talk of the bush in QLD and NSW

12:50 EDT
Farmers and pastoralists across much of NSW and parts of QLD have had a fairly dry winter and spring, but hope is on the way.
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Saturday November 11, 2017

Tips to keep your pets safe and cool this summer

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You know to slip, slop, slap and cover up to protect yourself from sunburn in summer, but what about your pets? Does your dog need sunblock? Can cats get sunburnt? North Hobart Veterinary Hospital vet Jennifer Cormack said if you need sun protection, your pet probably does too.
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Blocking high, sunny sky

16:15 EDT
Whilst half of the nation is currently experiencing some pretty stormy conditions the other half is enjoying pleasant temperatures and plenty of sunshine.
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More Thunder Down Under

12:47 EDT
Severe weather season is definitely in full swing as every state proves likely to see a thunderstorm fire up in the next week.
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Friday November 10, 2017

Warmest weekend in eight months for Melbourne, Adelaide

16:24 EDT
Temperatures will be on the rise in southern Australia this weekend.
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Thursday November 9, 2017

Southern heat here to stay

14:52 EDT
South Australia will experience a prolonged spell of early season heat during the next six days.
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Spring seesaw swinging slowly in Melbourne

10:26 EDT
Many Melburnians would be be happy to see some warmer weather in their forecast this week after the city's longest late-season cool spell in four years.
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Wednesday November 8, 2017

Maatsuyker Island: Loving life (and each other) as caretakers for Australia's southernmost lighthouse

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When it comes to good ways to test a relationship, isolating yourself and your partner for six months on a windswept island would rank right up there.
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Warm, dry week ahead for inland NSW

12:25 EDT
The next week will be mostly warm and dry across inland areas of NSW, although a rain-bearing system may be on the horizon.
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Queensland recovering after severe storms on Tuesday

08:57 EDT
Wild storms caused damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hail in parts of eastern Queensland on Tuesday.
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Tuesday November 7, 2017

Hail, wild winds sweep south-east Queensland, some Bundaberg homes damaged

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Severe thunderstorms hit the southern Queensland coast on Tuesday afternoon, bringing hail and wild winds, with some houses in Bundaberg damaged and more than 26,000 residents losing power.
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Severe storms threaten QLD

14:37 EDT
Severe thunderstorms are targeting parts of Queensland today, with the potential for very dangerous storms in populated areas.
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Soggy start to a chilly Melbourne Cup Day

12:55 EDT
Cup Day is underway in Melbourne and it's feeling a bit nippy trackside.
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Happy bees are back in business throughout Queensland following recent rainfall

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Soaking spring rain in many parts of Queensland has spread some sunshine for beekeepers and their insects, following dry winter conditions which drained nectar and pollen supplies.
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Hunter Valley cleans up after storm destroys roofs, downs powerlines

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State Emergency Service volunteers are working to clean up damage from a ferocious storm on the NSW Hunter Valley and the Central Coast that left a local primary school closed, tore roofs off buildings and brought down powerlines.
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Severe NSW weather blows roofs from buildings, brings unseasonal snow and 'giant hail'

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A roof collapse has sent two people to hospital as rain and hail caused widespread damage across NSW, with the bureau predicting more "giant hail" and destructive winds into the evening.
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Monday November 6, 2017

NSW severe storm update

16:04 EDT
A line of intense thunderstorms moved through parts of central and northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
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Storm chaser Jordan Cantelo a traveller of Australia's outback to frame the perfect photograph

Audience submitted image 12:29 EDT
Jordan Cantelo travels hundreds of kilometres to some of the most remote places in Australia, all to capture the perfect storm.
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Severe weather targets NSW

09:25 EDT
Heavy rain, damaging wind, severe thunderstorms and hazardous surf will affect NSW today, prompting multiple warnings across the state.
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Remote control car racing challenging definition of 'sport'

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When is a sport not a sport? That's the question facing a passionate group of remote control car racing enthusiasts in Mackay, Queensland, who are still getting over the effects of Cyclone Debbie in March.
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Sunday November 5, 2017

Tasman Low looms

13:53 EDT
More rain is on the way for parts of New South Wales with a Tasman Low forecast to spin up late on Monday.
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Northern WA heat spreading south

12:08 EDT
The current set-up over Western Australia is bringing hot, dry and windy conditions, leading to elevated fire danger over a large proportion of the state.
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Saturday November 4, 2017

Cold start to November for Sydney

13:25 EDT
Sydneysiders are in for their coldest weekend in months as cloud and showers develop.
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Freezing night for southern Australia

12:58 EDT
Last night saw temperatures dip below freezing in a number of places across southeast South Australia and western and central Victoria.
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Friday November 3, 2017

Snow falls in Tasmania after warmest October on record

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As they say in Tasmania, if you don't like the weather come back in five minutes.
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Coldest Derby-Cup double in 43 years

12:26 EDT
Racegoers are set to shiver through the coldest Derby Day-Cup Day double since 1974.
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Thursday November 2, 2017

Stray iceberg stuns researchers on Macquarie Island

16:54 EDT
A large iceberg has been spotted off the coast of Macquarie Island this week.
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Grain production slides as WA battles big dry and east coast farmers suffer frost

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Australian grain production is expected to take a big hit with volatile weather around the country making it harder for farmers to match the record-breaking yields from just twelve months ago.
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Cyclone awareness: What boat owners need to be aware of ahead of a tropical cyclone

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It is one of the most common images in the aftermath of a severe tropical cyclone — a pile of damaged boats, maybe washed ashore, with their hulls cracked, their masts and rigging resembling limp spiderwebs.
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Warm start to November in Perth

09:59 EDT
Perth is forecast to have its warmest opening week of November on record.
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Wednesday November 1, 2017

Record October warmth in Hobart

15:01 EDT
Temperature records tumbled in Tasmania during October as parts of the state experienced unprecedented mid-spring warmth.
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Heat subsides as rain ramps up in NSW

11:57 EDT
NSW experienced a shift in weather patterns during October as record-breaking early-season heat was replaced by more frequent days of cloud and rain.
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Plane aborts landing after getting caught in crosswind in Salzburg following Storm Herwart

Audience submitted image 06:53 EDT
A plane's nightmare attempted landing was caught on video as it tried to touch down in Austria.
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Tuesday October 31, 2017

Dangerous surf in NSW

17:07 EDT
Large and powerful surf will affect the NSW coastline for the next two days as a low pressure system deepens over the Tasman Sea.
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Fierce Storms lash Western Australia

09:31 EDT

Wind gusts in excess of 110km/h were recorded yesterday afternoon as storms rolled over WA's southeast.

Cooler conditions for Perth before heat set to return

13:46 EDT

Perth is set for a run of cooler conditions over the next few days, following on from a two week period of mostly well above average temperatures.

Storms leave a white blanket on the Blue Mountains

12:09 EDT

Parts of the Blue Mountains reported a covering of hail on Friday afternoon, as severe thunderstorms rolled through the area.