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Cloud over central Australia, SA, QLD, western NSW and VIC in troughs is generating thunderstorms, some severe. Cloud crossing TAS in the trough is bringing rain. Low cloud on the coasts of southern WA and northeast QLD in onshore winds is bringing a few showers, mainly light.

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