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Cloud over WA's north with Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcus is causing showers. Cloud about the tropics with the monsoon trough is triggering storms. Cloud over southern WA, the interior and coastal NSW with troughs is generating storms with areas of heavy rain in eastern NSW.

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Tropical Cyclone Marcus is heading for Perth, but you don't need to panic

08:25 EDT

Forecasters say a severe tropical cyclone set to curve around the WA coast is the strongest of the season, but there is no cause for alarm.

Darkness descending on Australia

16:55 EDT

The March Equinox occurs in Australia on Wednesday morning, marking the end of the astronomical summer in the southern hemisphere.

Cyclone Marcus: Recovery payments available for some residents, council considers removing mahoganies

16:01 EDT

Federal relief funding is now available for Top End residents affected by power outages for more than 72 hours caused by Tropical Cyclone Marcus.