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Cloud over southern parts of WA and SA in a trough is causing showers and the odd storm. Cloud over the far northern tropics in another trough is generating the thundery showers. Skies are mostly clear over central and southeastern Australia under a high.

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National cherry crop wipe out could benefit the small West Australian industry

16:49 EDT

West Australian cherry growers could benefit from the massive drop in cherries expected to be grown on the east coast of Australia.

Historic year for carbon dioxide concentration

14:56 EDT

The amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere has reached an unprecedented peak and is on track to set a new record in 2016.

Lower Goulburn River floodwaters bring environment to life in wetlands

14:13 EDT

Floodwaters can bring destruction to homes, crops and infrastructure but they can also bring life.