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Cloud over the northern tropics in a region of low pressure is producing thunderstorms. Cloud stretching from WA to NSW with a low pressure trough is generating areas of light rain. Low cloud over TAS with a front will cause showers to increase.

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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.

Meet Angeline Prasad, the Top End's senior weather forecaster

14:51 EDT

As a kid growing up in Fiji, a howling cyclone was a chance to stay up late, swap ghost stories and eat specially-made Indian stuffed bread for Darwin meteorologist Angeline Prasad.