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Bright cloud over eastern QLD with a moisture-laden low pressure trough is generating heavy rain & thunderstorms. Cloud over southern QLD with another trough is bringing the odd storm. Patchy cloud over eastern NSW in brisk onshore winds is causing a few showers.

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Heavy rain hammers QLD's Central Coast

10:02 EDT

A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.

Research finds grain growers are seeding winter crops earlier each year as climate changes

19:16 EDT

New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.

Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.