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Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like rh Fire Rain Rain 10' Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm mm hPa
Wed 09:00 EST
- 0   15.0 8.3 15.0 64 2 0   -
Tue 09:00 EST
- 0   14.0 5.1 14.0 55 3 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
NW 19   13.1 6.7 11.4 65 3 0   -
Sun 09:00 EST
NW 9   12.2 6.3 11.4 67 2 0   -
Sat 09:00 EST
- 0   13.0 2.8 13.0 50 3 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
- 0   11.5 3.6 11.5 58 3 0   -
Thu 09:00 EST
- 0   12.6 10.5 12.6 87 1 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
- 0   16.0 10.4 16.0 69 2 0   -

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How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.