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A trough in the east is bringing showers, areas of rain and a few embedded thunderstorms across eastern QLD. Another trough in the west is generating thundery showers stretching from WA to the NT. Low cloud over SA, VIC and TAS in the wake of a front is causing brisk showers.

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10:14 EDT

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