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Patchy cloud clearing northeastern NSW with a trough is bringing patchy rain. Cloud crossing VIC and TAS with a cold front is triggering gusty showers and snow to low levels in TAS. Bright cloud building over western WA streaming ahead of a trough is not producing rain.

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I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.