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Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated troughs are causing showers, storms and gusty winds over northern QLD. A broad trough is generating showers and storms over southern parts of WA, SA and NSW, and over northern VIC. A monsoon trough is triggering storms over the tropics.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A tropical low off the QLD coast will generate storms, gusty winds and locally torrential rain. Another low and onshore winds may bring scattered showers to southeast QLD and northeast NSW. Lows and troughs will cause showers and storms over northern and central WA.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A tropical cyclone shall generate intense wind and rain central QLD. A front and trough will cause showers over parts of VIC and TAS, whilst directing warm air towards the coast of NSW. A trough in the west should bring showers and the odd storm to northern parts of WA.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A tropical low shall generate intense rain, winds and storms over QLD. A trough in the west may bring showers and storms to northern and western parts of WA. Another trough in central parts/in the east and onshore winds could cause isolated showers and storms over NSW.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A low and trough in the north should continue to generate storms and showers over QLD, locally intense. A front and trough in the southeast will bring showers and storms to NSW, VIC and TAS. A low and associated troughs shall cause showers and the odd storm over parts of WA.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A low and associated troughs should cause widespread showers and storms over QLD, but more scattered over the Top End. Cool and brisk westerly winds will deliver showers over TAS and southern VIC. A high should keep conditions dry and stable over SA and southern/central WA.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A low and associated troughs shall generate heavy rain and gusty winds over eastern parts of QLD and northeast NSW. A high pressure system should bring settled conditions over much of VIC, SA and WA. A broad trough over the tropics will trigger scattered showers and storms.

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