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Thick cloud with a low pressure trough across the south is triggering areas of rain in SA and VIC and gusty showers and storms in southern NSW. Cloud behind a front is leading to low level snow to TAS. Cloud over southern WA in a gentle onshore flow is generating the odd shower.

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Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.