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Cloud over northeastern NSW in a trough is building into potentially severe thunderstorms. Cloud stretching over WA with another trough is generating a few patches of light rain. Cloud over the tropics in a region of low pressure is producing thundery showers.

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Flooding Murray River forces houseboats to the Darling

16:03 EDT

Mildura houseboat operators are moving their fleets off the Murray River to the Darling River because of rising water levels, faster flows, and increased debris.

Stormy Friday looms

15:30 EDT

Thunderstorms developing over northeast New South Wales and southeast Queensland this afternoon are just a preview for an action-packed Friday.

Lower Goulburn River floodwaters bring environment to life in wetlands

10:50 EDT

Floodwaters can bring destruction to homes, crops and infrastructure but they can also bring life.