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A thick mass of cloud near the Top End with a developing low is producing heavy rain and thunderstorms. Speckled cloud crossing the southeast with unstable air in the wake of a front is generating fleeting showers. Cloud over WA with a trough is triggering showers.

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Victoria on track for wet April after wintry blast hits state

15:20 EST

Parts of Victoria have already received almost double the average rainfall this month, and some areas have recorded the wettest April in 16 years.

Several weather systems set to pummel NZ

15:10 EST

New Zealanders are bracing for a week of wild weather.

Smoke signals the burning of heavy stubble, a hangover of last year's record NSW crop

14:56 EST

The skies above New South Wales farms have been filled with smoke in recent weeks as growers burn a huge load of dry stubble left over from last year's record crop yields.