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Weather News

Water quality and availability concerns in drought for dialysis patients

18:55 EST

The water security crisis in regional Australia could have major implications for life-saving medical procedures.

Queensland shivers through coldest morning of the year

13:20 EST

Queenslanders have shivered through the coldest morning of the year across parts of the state, with the mercury dropping as low as -4.8 degrees Celsius at Dalby just before 6.30am.

Country towns close to reaching 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought

13:02 EST

Across New South Wales and Queensland's southern downs, country towns are approaching their own 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought.