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Cloud over the northern tropics in a region of low pressure is producing showers. Cloud stretching from WA to NSW with a low pressure trough is generating areas of light rain. Low cloud over SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW with a front is causing showers.

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BOM, CSIRO forecast more hot days, longer fire-danger season in State of the Climate report

06:52 EDT

Hot days will become more frequent in states such as South Australia, resulting in more extreme fire danger weather and longer fire danger seasons, a report on climate change has found.

State of the Climate report 2016: Extreme heat events increasing in duration, frequency and intensity

00:03 EDT

The duration, frequency and intensity of extreme heat events have increased across large parts of Australia, a climate report has found.

Delightful Derby Day, Cool Cup

15:10 EDT

Melbourne's volatile weather will live up to its reputation during this year's Melbourne Cup carnival.