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Patchy cloud stretching across the NT, SA, interior QLD and western NSW with a trough is triggering showers and storms. Low cloud over southwest WA in the wake of a front is bringing little if any rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere due to ridges of high pressure.

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More Wimmera-Mallee drought support coming says Labor

12:18 EDT

The Victorian Government is assuring residents in the Wimmera and southern Mallee that more drought support will be made available early next year.

Four men struck by lightning in fierce storms that hit south-east Queensland

12:11 EDT

Four people were struck by lightning during dangerous storms that moved across south-east Queensland on Sunday afternoon, but all escaped without serious injury.

Hot, windy weather forecast for South Australia bushfire zone

11:26 EDT

Hot, windy weather could pose a danger on the fire ground in South Australia's lower north today, authorities have warned.