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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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Townsville, Burdekin now drought declared, Queensland Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says

11:46 EDT

Another seven Queensland regions have been drought declared, including Townsville and the Burdekin region, which are in the usually wet areas of north Queensland.

Blueberry fields damaged by hail storm declared natural disaster zone

10:01 EDT

Financial assistance is being offered to farmers impacted by a severe hail storm in October in northern New South Wales.

Weather bureau issues ACT severe weather warning

09:30 EDT

A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.