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Cloud over the far northern tropics in a low pressure trough is generating patchy rain and storms. Cloud forming over WA in a developing trough is only causing the odd light shower in the west and south. Mostly clear over central and southeastern Australia under a growing high.

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Unrecorded rainfall a dampener on debate around Tennant Creek satellite

15:54 EDT

Residents in Tennant Creek say last weekend's rainfall was not recorded by the system that controversially replaced the local weather radar last year.

Dangerous swells march up the east coast of Australia

14:46 EDT

A deep low pressure system located over the Tasman Sea has whipped up wild winds and large waves in the past 24 hours, with maximum wave heights peaking at eight metres off the coast from Sydney.

Jack Frost brings a late chill over NSW

14:30 EDT

New South Wales residents woke up to a chilly start to the working week.