Thick cloud over far northeastern parts of TAS with a trough is slowly moving offshore, allowing light rain areas to clear. Cloud increasing over the west as a cold front approaches, causing showers to increase and spread east.
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Hail is caused when raindrops are lifted up into the atmosphere during a thunderstorm and then supercooled by temperatures below freezing, turning them into ice balls.