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Thick cloud over northwest Australia with Tropical Cyclone Kelvin is triggering areas of rain, storms and powerful winds. Cloud over WA, SA, NT and QLD with a series of troughs are causing showers and storms. Cloud over VIC and TAS with a trough and front is bringing showers.

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Cyclone Kelvin brings heavy rains, flooding to northern WA

21:10 EDT

and remains a category two system as it tracks inland, with arterial roads in northern Western Australia closing due to heavy rains and flooding while some roads could take months to be fully repaired.

Man missing as dangerous swell from cyclone causes havoc along NSW coast

20:09 EDT

One man is missing after being caught in a rip, and dozens of others have been rescued, as the Bureau of Meteorology issues a hazardous surf warning for the New South Wales coast.

Dozens rescued as dangerous swell slams south-east Queensland

20:00 EDT

At least 50 people have been rescued in a as dangerous swells continue to slam the coastline in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Gita.