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Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Tuesday

A trough, low and front are sending brisk winds, showers and a few thunderstorms across western and southern WA. A weak front is causing chilly winds, light showers and alpine snow flurries in TAS, VIC and far southern NSW. A high is keeping the rest of Australia generally dry.

Issued Tuesday 19:17 EST
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  • Hot Winds
  • High Pressure System
  • Low Pressure System
  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Jetstream
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  • Low Pressure Trough
  • Cold Front
  • Warm Front
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Fires to fizzle thanks to biggest rain in months

16:39 EST

The biggest rain in months due to scatter across parts of Queensland and New South Wales later this week will be far from drought breaking, but it will improve air quality, help shrink bushfires and reduce fire danger for weeks to come.

A shivery start for QLD and NSW

15:46 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their coldest morning in years, unusually cold for this time of year.

A scattering of storms for southwest WA

14:39 EST

Storms look like sparking up later today over parts of the southwest as a low pressure system approaches.