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Cloud over northeast NSW and eastern and northern QLD in an active trough is generating showers and storms. Cloud over the NT and eastern WA in a broad trough is causing showers and storm, mostly light. Cloud in SA, VIC and TAS in a weak trough is only bringing the odd shower.

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Thundery wake up call for the Northern Rivers

13:02 EDT

Those in parts of the Northern Rivers had a thundery wake up call on Sunday morning as a storm rumbled overhead.

Outlook not great for SA firefighters

15:39 EDT

Conditions will not be favourable for fires burning north of Adelaide as warming temperatures, little rain and strengthening winds move across the region early next week.

Publican tells of "frightening" fire that swept through Olary

13:33 EDT

The publican in the South Australian town of Olary said historic buildings and cottages stood no chance against a fire that tore through the town.