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Patchy cloud building in the west with a low pressure trough is causing showers and storms to develop. Low cloud over the east coast with an onshore breeze is generating showers. The rest of the state is experiencing mostly cloud-free skies near a high pressure ridge.

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WA's desert drenching

13:05 EDT

Arid parts of Western Australia received a drenching overnight as thunderstorms passed overhead, with Meekatharra receiving more rain in ten minutes than they usually see in the whole month of November.

Haystack fires to burn grain producers who baled up failed crops, didn't get insurance

12:22 EDT

Fresh haystacks are exploding into flames across Victoria and South Australia and experts are warning it could be the start of a disastrous season.

Gippsland farmers given advice on becoming drought-resistant

12:09 EDT

Gippsland farmers are learning how to be more climate resilient as part of the Southern Gippsland Agricultural Climate Resilience Project.