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Thick cloud over western WA with a strong cold front is causing heavy rain and thunderstorms to develop. Low cloud along the QLD east coast with onshore winds is bringing scattered showers. High jetstream cloud over eastern Australia is not producing rain.

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Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front approaches southern WA

18:43 EST

The southern half of Western Australia is set to be hit by a strong cold front, bringing dangerous wind gusts of up to 125 kilometres per hour, along with heavy rainfall.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.