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Cloud over southeastern SA, VIC and TAS with a cold front is producing light isolated showers. Cloud over southern WA with a pre-frontal trough is triggering patchy showers. Skies remain generally clear elsewhere under a strong ridge of high pressure.

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Cut-off low on the cards for east coast

17:39 EST

Southeastern Australia is in for a wooly few days next week as forecast models begin to jump on the cut-off low bandwagon.

Tasmania weather: Hydro report finds cloud seeding had no effect on Derwent Valley flooding

17:29 EST

A report by Hydro Tasmania has found a cloud seeding operation carried out in June did not increase rainfall in the hours before major flooding.

Hobart's Myer store flooding 'a disaster' for CBD, government urged to help businesses

16:45 EST

The Tasmanian Government is under pressure to do more in the wake of flooding described as a "disaster" for Hobart's central business district.