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Thick cloud over WA with a decaying a tropical low is bringing areas of heavy rain and storms to the western interior. Thick cloud near the tropical QLD coast near a developing offshore low is causing rain and storms to increase. Storm clouds are building in the northern tropics.

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Sydney's sodden March

14:34 EDT

Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.

Cyclone preparations step up as tropical low expected to strengthen off north Queensland

14:22 EDT

Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.

Queensland cyclone threat update

11:30 EDT

It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.