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

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Cyclone Marcus and Cyclone Nora joined by two other systems as storms converge on Australia

10:49 EDT

A very active cyclone season is stepping up around the Australian tropics, with the Bureau of Meteorology monitoring four significant systems spiralling around the country's north.

Cyclone Nora: BOM warns system may brew into category three storm in Gulf of Carpentaria

10:23 EDT

A severe category three tropical cyclone could develop off the Queensland coast on Saturday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

World Meteorological Day: Five things we've learned about our weird weather

07:46 EDT

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