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Thick cloud with a low pressure trough is triggering heavy rain to southern parts of WA and showers and storms to southern SA. Cloud with a front is bringing showers and gusty winds to VIC, as well as low level snow to TAS. Skies remain clearer in the north under a ridge.

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Melbourne shivers through coldest July in 20 years, with wind chill adding to the pain

10:47 EST

A continuous series of cold fronts and brisk north-westerly winds have contributed to the coldest July in Melbourne in two decades, the Bureau of Meteorology says.

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.