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Thick cloud over the central and northern QLD coast in a trough is generating showers and storms, some heavy. Cloud over coastal parts of northern NSW and western TAS with onshore winds is bringing the odd shower. Sunny in WA in dry easterly winds which are hot and gusty.

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BoM given one day's notice about CSIRO restructure

15:16 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.

Falls and flooding for Queensland's Central Coast

15:04 EDT

As expected, the rainfall totals were of the order of hundreds of millimetres on the Central Coast and Capricornia of Queensland over the course of the weekend, with some places having their largest falls this wet season.

Tarrington in Victoria's south-west to attempt record rain dance after dry weather

14:57 EDT

With parts of regional Victoria struggling with dry condition, one remote community is taking matters into its own hands.