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Cloud building over the north of the North Island with a trough is generating only the odd light shower, mainly over Northland. Patchy cloud moving over the South Island with a trough and onshore flow is triggering the odd shower in the far west.

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ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.