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Thursday July 28, 2016

Queensland man opens his own Aussie Helpers depot to help Australia's farmers

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From severe weather in the south to drought in the north, there are plenty of farming families in need of support.
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SA weather: Langhorne Creek vineyards welcome winter flooding

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While a wet and stormy winter has many South Australians counting the days until summer, flooding at Langhorne Creek south of Adelaide has grape growers smiling.
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Wednesday July 27, 2016

Lake Pedder overflows after record wet July quarter

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Lake Pedder in Tasmania's south-west has reached capacity for the first time in 28 years.
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Myer redevelopment site flooded after Hobart Rivulet wall collapses

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Water from the Hobart Rivulet has flooded a major construction site in the CBD, leading to road blocks and the closure of the adjacent shopping centre.
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Adelaide's wet winter not letting up

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Statistically, July runs second to June as the wettest month of the year for Adelaide.
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Melbourne set to shake off the cold

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After a run of cold, wet and windy few days, Melbourne will end their month on a warmer note.
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Tuesday July 26, 2016

More stormy weather expected for Victoria

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Damaging winds are forecast to affect Victoria overnight as a cold front moves into the Bight.
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Tasmania sets wet weather record after big dry, with days to spare

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For many Tasmanians it will be no surprise the heavy rains since the beginning of May have set a new three-month record, before the end of the period.
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Adelaide weather: Flood watch for Hills, Sealink ferries cancelled as cold front approaches SA

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A flood watch is current in the Mount Lofty Ranges near Adelaide as another cold front approaches the region.
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A few days of relief on the way for SA

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As the last in a string of cold fronts makes its way across southern South Australia, a high pressure ridge will calm the skies until the weekend.
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NSW enjoying a warm and wet winter

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The first two months of winter have been particularly warm and wet, but that hasn't prevented extremely cold events.
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Cunnamulla couple boosts spirits in outback Queensland town by refurbishing bakery

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Cunnamulla in far south-west Queensland has had its fair share of bad press in recent years.
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Skiing over the Tasman Bridge: Moments that marked Hobart's 1986 'big snow'

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On July 25, 1986 Hobart woke up to a blanket of snow that brought the city to a near standstill.
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Releases from Menindee Lakes to begin Thursday for desperate Darling River growers

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Authorities have chosen Thursday to begin the first releases of water since last year from the Menindee Lakes to the parched lower Darling River, in far west New South Wales.
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Adelaide weather: Houses damaged by wild winds, Seaford train services cancelled

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High winds described by the State Emergency Service as a "storm cell" have ripped through Somerton Park in Adelaide, damaging roofs and bringing down trees.
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Monday July 25, 2016

Melbourne cold front brings rain, high winds, Bureau of Meteorology says

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A "fairly active" cold front has caused problems on the road during Melbourne's evening peak hour, as high winds and rain hit the city.
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Rare 'morning glory' roll cloud sighting in outback Queensland

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A rare cloud formation, often called the morning glory, has rolled across outback Queensland delighting locals.
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Snow levels to bounce back in NSW and VIC

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After significant snow-melt, the Alps of NSW and VIC are experiencing daily snowfall.
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Gippsland football match abandoned after players treated for hypothermia

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Sub-zero conditions forced a Gippsland football match to be abandoned at the weekend, after four players were forced from the field with hypothermia.
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Northern Australia returning to normal after near-record warmth

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Near-record warmth in northern Australia is coming to an end as cooler winds take temperatures back to the July norm.
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Winter warms up in Queensland's wine growing region

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Warm winter weather is causing worry for wine growers on southern Queensland's Granite Belt.
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Rain boosts cattle prices, with Queensland steers making $5.54 per kg

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Recent rain in Queensland has helped boost cattle prices, with young organic cattle from the south west of the state selling for a record price of 554 cents per kilogram.
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Tasmanian vegetable growers battling weeks of wet weather as rain impedes harvest

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Months of consistent rain in Tasmania has delayed the vegetable harvest by weeks.
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Adelaide weather: Damaging winds, possible storm expected in city

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Gale force winds have lashed parts of South Australia's south-east as wild weather moves across the state.
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Sunday July 24, 2016

QUT-designed portable flood levee aimed at protecting low-lying towns goes into production

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An Australian-first portable temporary flood barrier designed by a group of Brisbane university students for a competition will go into production.
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Winter returns in a hurry

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After unseasonable mid-winter warmth winter has returned in a hurry to both eastern and western Australia as temperatures drop by as much as 15 degrees in 24 hours.
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Cold front roars through VIC

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A cold front has brought damaging wind gusts to parts of Victoria with more on the way.
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Unseasonably warm temperatures break historic weather records around Queensland

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Weather records for seven Queensland regions have been re-written, with Saturday's unseasonable temperatures setting the new benchmark for the hottest July day in seven locations, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
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Saturday July 23, 2016

Tasmania weather: Snow, hail and wind send chills throughout the state

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Residents are warned to take care outdoors as snow, hail and wind gusts send Tasmania into a big chill.
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Line-up of cold fronts for southeast Australia

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Following an uncharacteristically warm week for southeastern Australia, a solid line of cold fronts are on the way to bring us back to winter with a bang.
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Australia: in the midst of winter an invincible summer

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The fact that Terra Australis is a land of extremes is not a new concept.
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Wild winds and flash flooding for parts of NSW and ACT

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Wild weather in parts of New South Wales and the ACT has prompted hundreds of calls for help and several flood rescues overnight, the State Emergency Service says.
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Friday July 22, 2016

NSW weather: BoM warning issued as Snowy Mountains ski lodge has roof blown off

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A ski lodge in the Snowy Mountains has had its roof blown off and two others have been damaged in blizzard conditions, with the weather bureau warning of destructive winds and heavy rain in parts of the state.
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SA weather: High winds recorded as BoM issues severe warning

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Damaging winds that hit South Australia today are expected to continue until about midnight after a week of balmy weather ends with a cold front.
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Snow to 200 metres predicted as windy winter chill descends on Tasmania

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The weather bureau is forecasting wind gusts and plenty of snow to fall as temperatures drop in Tasmania tonight.
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Extreme windiness over the weekend

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When thinking of winter, our minds are naturally drawn to cold temperatures, but during this weekend southeastern Australia is being reminded that winter is often the windiest time to the year.
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BOM warning issued as Victoria braces for more wild weather

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Strong winds and heavy rain have kept Victoria's emergency services busy overnight, and more wild weather is forecast for today.
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Winter storms thrash TAS

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Severe weather has lashed Tasmania overnight, impacting some areas still in recovery from floods, with more wild weather on the way.
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Tasmania weather: Hundreds without power as more wild conditions hit state

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About 800 households remain without power across Tasmania after a night of heavy rainfall and strong winds across the state.
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Brisbane flights return to normal after heavy fog lifts

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Flights from Brisbane are back to normal after delays from heavy fog this morning, the second to blanket the city this week.
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Thursday July 21, 2016

Tasmania weather: Flood watch issued again after heavy rain predicted across state

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A flood watch has been issued for all Tasmanian river basins, with heavy rainfall predicted across Tasmania tonight.
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Tasmanian floods: Rail freight line reopens after Kimberley Bridge repairs

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Tasmania's busiest freight rail corridor is back up and running after TasRail completed long-awaited repairs to the Kimberley Bridge.
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Adelaide cops winter full frontal

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The City of Churches has enjoyed marvelous winter warmth in recent days, but a flurry of fronts will whisk the warmth away.
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Residents wake up to 'amazing' water views in inland NSW after overnight flooding

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Authorities say there is the potential for further river rises in central west New South Wales after saturated catchments have left many local rivers brimming with floodwaters.
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Western rain floods in Winton and leaves dinosaur museum staff stranded

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A night in the museum is turning into a week after a downpour in western Queensland.
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Unseasonably warm tonight in VIC

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Tonight could be the warmest July night in many years for much of Victoria.
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Tasmania floods: Second wave of volunteers needed to help farmers fix damage

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Charity group BlazeAid is appealing for more volunteers to assist flood-affected Tasmanians after an exodus of helpers.
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Where did the original Brisbane Riverwalk end up after the 2011 floods?

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A piece of history from the 2011 Brisbane floods has been renovated and given a new home back on the water.
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Boom times: unseasonal winter rains bring life and economic certainty to outback South Australia

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Australia is known as a land of droughts and flooding rains, with few places more fitting of the description than South Australia's remote pastoral zone.
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Wednesday July 20, 2016

Record warm night for large parts of NSW

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During the pitter-patter of rain on the roofs, many places across NSW experienced their warmest July night in records.
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Queensland man opens his own Aussie Helpers depot to help Australia's farmers

09:02 EST

From severe weather in the south to drought in the north, there are plenty of farming families in need of support.

SA weather: Langhorne Creek vineyards welcome winter flooding

06:31 EST

While a wet and stormy winter has many South Australians counting the days until summer, flooding at Langhorne Creek south of Adelaide has grape growers smiling.

Lake Pedder overflows after record wet July quarter

18:30 EST

Lake Pedder in Tasmania's south-west has reached capacity for the first time in 28 years.