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Severe thunderstorms bring damaging winds and large hail to south-east Queensland

00:38 EDT

A "very dangerous" thunderstorm packing giant hail and destructive winds tore through parts of south-east Queensland on Saturday evening, damaging homes and bringing down trees and powerlines.

Perth wakes to blanket of smoke from prescribed burns in WA's south

16:16 EDT

Perth woke to a smoky morning on Saturday, with a trough along the west coast bringing low cloud and trapping smoke from fires in Western Australia's south.

Stormy and Soggy Schoolies this Weekend

14:28 EDT

Severe thunderstorms are expected to spark up over Southeastern Queensland and Northeastern New South Wales this weekend, just in time for schoolies.