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Thick cloud over QLD with a trough is generating showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over the NT and northern parts of WA with a broad region of low pressure is triggering widespread thundery showers. Speckled cloud following a front is producing showers over TAS.

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A year of Australian weather captured in a calendar

18:00 EDT

Photographs of weather phenomena around Australia, some of them capturing rare events, have been chosen for the 2017 Australian Weather Calendar.

Temperatures soar in the west

16:36 EDT

Perth is enduring a sweaty end to the week, although a cool change is on the way.

Perfect storm photos: storm chasers give up their tips for taking best pic

15:55 EDT

While most Queenslanders sheltered inside during the past week of severe storms, a breed of professional photographers known as storm chasers were outside, braving the danger to get the best possible shot.