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Thick cloud streaming over the South Island with a vigorous cold front and trough is bringing rain and gusty winds heavy about Westland and the adjacent alps. Cloud reaching over the North Island is bringing increasingly heavy showers.

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'Unusual' thunderstorm hits Perth's south, tearing off roofs, flooding homes

06:36 EDT

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has attended dozens of call outs for storm damage in Perth's southern suburbs after a severe thunderstorm hit Rockingham.

Canberra hit by heavy rain, flash flooding inundates homes

00:59 EDT

A deluge has brought parts of Canberra to a standstill and left some residents counting the cost as their homes flooded.

Canberra cops a soaking

16:06 EDT

A low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to Canberra and much of the ACT leading to flash flooding in some areas.