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Synoptic Chart

Saturday

A trough is triggering heavy rain and clearing thunderstorms over WA and southern parts of SA. A cold front is producing showers and strong/gale force winds over VIC, with snow down to 400m for TAS. Relatively warm winds are filtering over the east ahead of this system.

Issued Saturday 04:47 EST
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July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.