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Cloud extending from the Gulf of Carpentaria across to northeastern NSW with a trough is causing areas of rain and storms. Cloud over the Bight with a front and trough is causing showers and storms to coastal SA. Skies are clearer in the southeast under a high pressure system.

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Authorities warn against swimming in Swan and Canning rivers after heavy rains, flooding

10:55 EDT

Heavy rainfall that caused flooding across southern Western Australia a week ago has filled Perth's river systems with sediment and nutrients, as well as potentially harmful bacteria.

Cyclonic rain brings crocodiles 250 metres from homes in Queensland's gulf

18:50 EDT

While many Gulf of Carpentaria residents rejoiced at the thorough drenching , others are glancing over their shoulders with a sense of fear.

Sparks fly for southern parts of WA overnight

12:21 EDT

An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.