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showers and thunderstorms. Patchy cloud over far southwestern parts with a trough is triggering the odd thunderstorm. CLoud with a trough in the west is bringing thunderstorms. Cloud along the coast with a strong onshore flow is bringing showers and the odd storm, heavy at times.

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Tropical Cyclone Nora expected to reach category four before hitting Queensland

11:14 EDT

Rapidly intensifying Tropical Cyclone Nora is expected to become a category four system in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria later today, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

Tropical Cyclone Nora: BOM issues warning as storm approaches Gulf of Carpentaria

01:08 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Nora is passing by north-east Arnhem land, before moving to the Cape York Peninsula and intensifying over the weekend.

Cyclone Marcus and Cyclone Nora joined by two other systems as storms converge on Australia

00:36 EDT

A very active cyclone season is stepping up around the Australian tropics, with the Bureau of Meteorology monitoring four significant systems spiralling around the country's north.