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A cloudband streaming from the northwest to the southeast with a broad region of low pressure is triggering areas of rain, showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over central WA with another trough is producing storms. Low cloud in the southwest in a front is bringing showers.

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NSW weather: Severe thunderstorm working its way from Sydney to state's north

18:47 EDT

Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracks from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW.

A case of history repeating itself: What is wrong with South Australia's electricity network?

18:43 EDT

Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.

Stormy Monday across Australia

17:03 EDT

Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.