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Cloud over northern QLD with a monsoon trough is generating heavy showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over central and far southwestern parts with a trough is triggering thunderstorms. Cloud along the coast with a strong onshore flow is bringing showers, heavy at times.

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Cyclone watch issued for north-eastern Top End communities

19:36 EDT

Coastal communities in north-east Arnhem land should prepare now for the predicted Tropical Cyclone Nora, which is expected to hit the region on Friday.

Dry hits east coast Tasmanian communities waiting for irrigation dam to fill

18:37 EDT

Months of heat and low rainfall have taken their toll on Tasmania's east coast, with the dry weather conditions stalling the first season of a new irrigation scheme.

Flooding rain hits NSW

17:39 EDT

Rain and thunderstorms have inundated parts of eastern NSW today, causing flash flooding in some areas.