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A cloudband stretching from northeast WA to southeast QLD along a trough is generating patchy rain and the odd storm. Squally onshore winds are producing brisk showers in TAS and southern SA. Bright cloud over the Top End with an unstable onshore flow is causing thundery showers.

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Wind-battered SA, TAS and VIC in for further blasts

11:29 EST

On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.

Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.

Capital city April wrap-up

14:00 EST

For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.