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Cloud over central Australia with a trough is causing rain and the odd storm over SA and nearby parts of other states. Cloud with a weak trough along WA's south is bringing a few showers. Low cloud along the northern QLD coast in onshore winds is producing the odd light shower.

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Cheeky fox suspected to be making regular contribution to WA farmer's BOM rain gauge

18:43 EST

A West Australian farmer who collects rainfall data for the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) suspects his precipitation is not just falling from the sky, with a fox making regular contributions to his rain gauge.

Outbak soaking to spread east

17:57 EST

A month's worth of rain has fallen in Western Australia's Interior during the past two days.

China landslide: Hopes fade for 93 missing after disaster

15:27 EST

Rescue workers in China have pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud as they searched for 93 people missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors.