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Thick cloud over parts of QLD and the NT in a series of troughs is leading to widespread showers and thunderstorms, locally severe. Cloud with another trough in the southeast is generating rain in VIC and TAS. Cloud over parts of WA within a trough is leading to isolated storms.

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Queensland weather: Eight rescues as torrential rain floods state's south-east

22:10 EDT

Eight people have been rescued after being caught in flash flooding on the Sunshine and Fraser Coasts as much of the state continues to be hammered by heavy rain.

Queensland weather: Man rescued from floodwaters, heavy rain tipped across state

16:49 EDT

A man has been rescued from floodwater on the Sunshine Coast at Maleny as heavy rain continues to fall along much of Queensland's coastline.

Wet week in eastern Queensland

12:12 EDT

Rivers are swollen in eastern Queensland following the heaviest rain since Cyclone Debbie in some areas.