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Cloud over southern parts of WA ans SA in a trough is causing showers and storms. Cloud over the far northern tropics in another trough is generating the odd thundery shower. Skies are mostly clear over central and southeastern Australia under a high.

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Historic year for carbon dioxide concentration

14:56 EDT

The amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere has reached an unprecedented peak and is on track to set a new record in 2016.

Lower Goulburn River floodwaters bring environment to life in wetlands

14:13 EDT

Floodwaters can bring destruction to homes, crops and infrastructure but they can also bring life.

Entire crops decimated by freak hail storm in central west New South Wales

13:41 EDT

Thousands of hectares of grain crops in New South Wales have been decimated in a freak hail storm.