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Cloud ahead of a front is generating brisk showers over northern parts of TAS, with the odd shower over southern VIC and SA. Cloud behind this front is causing showers over southwestern WA. Cloud with moist winds over the QLD coast and Arnhem Land is a triggering light showers.

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16:22 EST

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15:40 EST

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Melbourne shakes off the cold

13:52 EST

After a gloomy and cold winter's day in Melbourne, sunshine is making a brief appearance.