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Bright cloud over southeast QLD with a low pressure trough is triggering offshore thunderstorms. Thick cloud over TAS with a front is causing gusty, cold showers. Bright cloud over western parts of WA streaming in ahead of an offshore trough is producing virtually no rain.

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Coastal QLD missing winter rain

13:24 EST

After the wettest June in 72 years of records at Cairns, July's monthly rain was slightly below average, recording 25mm compared to 178mm the month before.

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

13:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

11:53 EST

Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.