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Cloud over southern WA in a trough is causing showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over the far northern tropics in another trough is generating the odd thundery shower. Skies are mostly clear over central and southeastern Australia under a high.

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Queensland Government calls in Roma flood levee extension amid court challenge

18:05 EDT

The Queensland Government will have the final say in assessing a major flood mitigation levee for Roma in the state's southern inland.

Unrecorded rainfall a dampener on debate around Tennant Creek satellite

15:54 EDT

Residents in Tennant Creek say last weekend's rainfall was not recorded by the system that controversially replaced the local weather radar last year.

Dangerous swells march up the east coast of Australia

14:46 EDT

A deep low pressure system located over the Tasman Sea has whipped up wild winds and large waves in the past 24 hours, with maximum wave heights peaking at eight metres off the coast from Sydney.