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Patchy cloud over northern inland QLD near a weak trough is causing a few showers and storms. Skies are generally clear over the remainder of the state due to a ridge of high pressure. These clear skies are allowing it to become very hot in the west and south.

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Global warming and El Nino set to make 2015 the hottest year on record, WMO says

22:16 EDT

This year is set to be the hottest on record, due to a strong El Nino season and global warming, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says.

'Weather nerd' and social media celebrity joins Victoria's list of unsung Bureau of Meteorology heroes

20:32 EDT

Jono Ingram might refer to himself as a 'weather nerd', but to Donald locals in western Victoria, he is an online celebrity.

Tassie's taste of winter weather

20:16 EDT

A strong front is bringing damaging winds, with rain and snow to follow.