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Cloud over northern QLD with moist southeasterly winds are causing the odd light shower about the coast. Cloud over southern VIC and TAS in cool and unstable westerly winds are bringing a few showers. Skies are mostly clear elsewhere under a high pressure system.

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Winter is coming: Perth's long summer to hit a wet and windy end

16:51 EST

A glorious, warm late-autumn weekend may have lulled many Perth residents into thinking the summer may never end, but it's time to reach for a brolly because the sunny, dry weather is about to come to a sudden halt.

High pressure systems: everything you need to know

16:31 EST

There's been lots of talk about high pressure systems in Australia during the last week and this discussion looks set to continue well into the end of May, possibly longer.

End in sight for Perth warm spell

11:31 EST

Perth's run of unseasonably warm and dry weather will come to an end on Friday when a powerful cold front crosses the southwest corner of Western Australia.