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mostly cloudy
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drizzle
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mostly sunny
possible shower
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thunderstorms
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thunderstorms
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increasing sunshine
Nairobi  18/29 
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Cattle on the move as graziers give up on wet season in drought-stricken Queensland

09:08 EDT

There is an exodus of cattle leaving drought-stricken parts of western Queensland as graziers give up on seeing a wet season, two months before the rains are usually due to finish.

Cyclone Kelvin expected to hit northern WA, posing threat to lives

08:10 EDT

Category one Cyclone Kelvin is likely to hit north Western Australia this morning, with the system bringing even more rain to the drenched region.

Cyclone threat downgraded for northern WA but record rain swamps Broome

18:12 EDT

A tropical low that is expected to build into a cyclone has dumped record-breaking rainfall on the town of Broome, swamping the town centre and prompting men to duck-dive in flooded roads to salvage cars.