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Thick cloud with a deep trough is generating showers and thunderstorms over northern WA, the NT, QLD and NSW. Speckled cloud over eastern SA, VIC and TAS in the wake of a front is bringing cold winds and showers. High pressure is keeping the skies mostly clear over southern WA.

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Melbourne weather: 'Bleak' weekend forecast with warmth unlikely until November

11:26 EDT

Victorians have been advised to rug up and stay indoors as a cold front moves across the state this weekend, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) warning there is no real warmth expected until November.

Perth blanketed in smoky haze from prescribed burns as alert issued

19:01 EDT

A smoke haze across Perth from prescribed burns has prompted an alert from the Department of Parks and Wildlife.

Myrtleford flood clean-up continues two weeks on

15:50 EDT

It has been more than two weeks since floodwaters inundated parts of Myrtleford in Victoria, but there is still some cleaning up to do.