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Patchy cloud over eastern NSW and QLD with a trough is causing showers and storms, some severe. Cloud from northwest WA to central SA in a trough is bringing isolated thunderstorms. Cloud over the southwest with a low and trough is triggering light coastal showers.

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Potential rain and storms for east coast next week

14:23 EST

Heavy rain and thunderstorms may affect parts of Australia's east coast next week.

Storms strike NSW

13:12 EST

Thunderstorms have developed over central and northern NSW and are likely to affect parts of Sydney this afternoon.

Drought in eastern Victoria forcing farmers to sell off half their herds as dams run dry

06:31 EST

It is so dry in eastern Victoria that farmer Chris Nixon is considering selling an entire herd of cattle.