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Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Thursday

A complex low and frontal progression is generating rain and thunderstorms across western and southern WA. A front is producing heavy showers and strong winds over SA, TAS and VIC. A moist southeasterly flow is producing isolated light showers over the coastal fringe.

Issued Thursday 20:30 EST
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Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.

Winter winds bring a chill to Melbourne

16:43 EST

While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.

Grantham flood inquiry: Former quarry owner says western embankment natural, not manmade

16:15 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.