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Next 48 hours in Cairns

  Weather Temp Chance of rain Cloud cover Wind Dew point Humidity
Saturday, January 20

Chance shower 29°C 63% 52% icon
SE 25km/h 23°C 68%

Slight chance storm 30°C 47% 45% icon
SE 26km/h 23°C 66%

Slight chance shower 27°C 41% 64% icon
SSE 21km/h 23°C 75%

Slight chance shower 26°C 39% 60% icon
SSE 13km/h 22°C 78%
Sunday, January 21

Chance shower 25°C 57% 74% icon
SSE 14km/h 22°C 83%

Slight chance shower 24°C 44% 67% icon
S 12km/h 21°C 85%

Mostly clear 23°C 31% 41% icon
SSE 14km/h 21°C 88%

Intermittent rain 27°C 55% 61% icon
SSE 18km/h 22°C 76%

Chance shower 29°C 50% 67% icon
SE 24km/h 23°C 71%

Slight chance shower 29°C 49% 57% icon
SE 26km/h 23°C 69%

Slight chance shower 27°C 44% 67% icon
SSE 22km/h 22°C 75%

Slight chance shower 26°C 40% 60% icon
SSE 15km/h 22°C 77%
Monday, January 22

Mostly cloudy 25°C 31% 72% icon
SSE 15km/h 22°C 81%

Mostly cloudy 24°C 23% 68% icon
SSE 12km/h 21°C 85%

Mostly clear 23°C 22% 44% icon
S 13km/h 21°C 87%

Slight chance shower 26°C 42% 64% icon
SSE 19km/h 22°C 75%
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100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.