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Thick cloud streaming over the South Island with a vigorous cold front is bringing rain and gusty winds heavy about Westland and the adjacent alps. Cloud reaching the eastern South Island is bringing increasing rain around Canterbury, isolated showers elsewhere.

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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.

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

00:58 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 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.