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Thick cloud extending from the NT down to TAS with a broad trough and cold front is triggering showers and storms, some severe. Patchy low cloud over southern of SA with onshore winds is bringing a few showers. Skies are clear over the west under a high.

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Drought aid: Where has the money been allocated and what difference is it making on-farm?

14:28 EDT

Billions of dollars in government aid, across all tiers, has gone to farmers during the drought this year.

Hail storm kills 400 kangaroos and 150 goats on properties in far-west New South Wales

13:56 EDT

A flash storm that ripped through parts of drought ravaged Far West New South Wales has left a trail of death and destruction for two grazier families.

Roll cloud and mammatus on show in southern Australia

13:48 EDT

Rain, thunderstorms and odd clouds have swept across South Australia and Victoria during the last 24 hours.