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Thick cloud over WA's north with Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcus is causing storms offshore. Cloud about the tropics with the monsoon trough is triggering storms. Patchy cloud in the southeast with a front is bringing showers to VIC, TAS and NSW, with storms in NSW.

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Darkness descending on Australia

16:55 EDT

The March Equinox occurs in Australia on Wednesday morning, marking the end of the astronomical summer in the southern hemisphere.

Cyclone Marcus: Recovery payments available for some residents, council considers removing mahoganies

16:01 EDT

Federal relief funding is now available for Top End residents affected by power outages for more than 72 hours caused by Tropical Cyclone Marcus.

BOM issues flood warning as NSW coastal regions brace for severe rainfall

15:58 EDT

Severe rainfall and potential flooding may hit the Central Coast, Newcastle, Lower Hunter and Manning Rivers from tomorrow morning, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).