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Cloud over WA forming with an approaching low and front is generating patchy rain and thunderstorms. Cloud over SA, VIC and TAS with a cold front is bringing rain and gusty winds. Patchy cloud on the QLD coast with moist onshore winds is bringing showers.

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Winter winds bring a chill to Melbourne

16:43 EST

While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.

Grantham flood inquiry: Former quarry owner says western embankment natural, not manmade

16:15 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

15:28 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.