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Cloud with a low and a trough over southeastern SA and VIC is producing showers and thunderstorms, some intense. Cloud over the Top End is bringing showers as well as the odd thunderstorm offshore. Cloud with a low pressure trough on the east coast is triggering the odd shower.

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Extreme heat wipes out almost one third of Australia's spectacled flying fox population

08:52 EDT

An extreme heatwave in far north Queensland last month is estimated to have killed more than 23,000 spectacled flying foxes, equating to almost one third of the species in Australia.

Perth Christmas Day weather forecast to be the hottest in six years

19:59 EDT

Perth is set to experience its hottest Christmas Day in six years with a sunny day and a top of 34 degrees Celsius expected.

Red hot in the Red Centre

15:26 EDT

Alice Springs Airport may challenge its December heat record during the next couple of days as temperatures soar in central Australia.