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A large band of cloud over WA due to a low and trough is generating rain and storms, causing to flooding in the Pilbara. Cloud over NSW and QLD in a trough is causing rain and storms. Cloud in the tropics in a weak monsoon is causing a few showers and storms.

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Queensland cyclone threat

15:39 EDT

Queensland may see its first tropical cyclone in two years in coming days, although the situation is still hard to call.

Tropical cyclone off Queensland coast highly possible, expected to make landfall, BOM forecasts

15:20 EDT

A tropical low off north Queensland has a high chance of developing into a cyclone and making landfall by early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

BOM weather: Six questions you've always wanted to ask a meteorologist

14:27 EDT

It runs one of the most-viewed websites in Australia and broadcasts its weather forecasts and warnings around the country each day.