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Cloud over the lower South Island with cold front is mot bringing any rain. Skies are mostly clear elsewhere under high pressure.

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Stormy night in the Top End

10:20 EDT

Severe thunderstorms tracked over the Northern Territory's western Top End early on Thursday morning, putting on a spectacular light show and causing the heaviest rain in ten months for some areas.

Climate change already affecting hurricanes and tropical cyclones, research shows

06:04 EDT

You've probably heard people blame the devastating impacts of cyclones, hurricanes, or typhoons on climate change.

Drought from the inside looking out: How farmers' amateur photography adds new perception

17:05 EDT

When your our own backyard is a massive drought-stricken landscape, telling your own story through photography can be great therapy.