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Thick cloud extending over QLD with a series of low pressure troughs is bringing areas of heavy rain to the coast and thunderstorms across inland areas. Cloud in the north with a trough is also causing storms. A cold front in the southwest is producing showers.

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Flooding rain continues in Queensland

17:03 EDT

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will continue to inundate parts of central Queensland during the middle of this week.

Thunderstorms to intensify over northern Australia, research finds

16:25 EDT

Thunderstorms are expected to become more intense over Australia's tropics in the future, according to a new research paper published this week.

BOM says deluge across Queensland at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie

14:10 EDT

The massive downpour across southern Queensland is at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie hammered the coastline last March, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.