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Cloud being driven over coastal QLD in unstable southeasterly winds are generating showers. Cloud over inland QLD and northern NSW with a trough is producing patchy rain and thunderstorms. High cloud over WA ahead of a low pressure trough is not bringing rain.

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Warm June across Australia

18:10 EST

Sunny skies have created a warmer than average June across all capital cities.

Drought-affected farmers in north-western NSW sow land in hope of first crop in three years

18:09 EST

Heartened by recent rain, farmers near Walgett in north-western New South Wales are taking a gamble and sowing some of their land in the hope of their first crop in three years.

Cattleman concerned for safety after shutdown of Tennant Creek weather radar

16:22 EST

Citing old technology and safety issues, the Federal Government will today shutdown the Tennant Creek weather radar in the Northern Territory.