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Thick cloud covering much of the nation with a deep low pressure system and associated fronts is generating areas of rain. Skies are clearer in the far north and western parts of the South Island behind the frontal system, although a patchy, brisk showers are still present.

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Rural villagers facing food shortages as El Nino brings drought, frosts to Papua New Guinea

14:04 EST

While many Australian farmers are nervously waiting to see how a forecast El Nino may impact farm production, to the north, Papua New Guinea is already feeling its full force.

Farmers say debt a bigger threat than drought

13:43 EST

Debt is now a bigger problem than drought for some of Australia's farming families, who say they are making the radical call for removing their debt from banks and placing it with government.

Spring storms spark up in SA

12:19 EST

After a dry and cold start to winter the first two days of spring are set to be stormy.