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Thick cloud across WA with Ex TC Kelvin and an associated trough is triggering showers and storms. Cloud over QLD with another trough is causing thunderstorms, some severe. Cloud over the southeast and southwest with onshore winds are producing the odd light shower.

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Dust storm takes outback Queensland town by surprise, damages homes

18:23 EDT

Charleville has been transformed into an apocalyptic sea of orange, as a dust storm whips through the south-western Queensland town.

Severe storms strike Queensland

16:50 EDT

It has been a cool and wet day in central Queensland as severe storms affect parts of the state.

Broome smashes annual rainfall record in less than two months as Cyclone Kelvin caps big wet

16:46 EDT

Broome has officially endured its wettest year on record after more than two years' worth of rain fell on the Kimberley in the past two months.