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Melbourne suburbs struck by damaging hail and wind but fire danger set to increase again

07:27 EDT

Melbourne was struck by lightning, rain, flash flooding, golf ball-sized hail and fire overnight as a severe thunderstorm made its way over much of the state.

Bureau of Meteorology predicts wet weather and cooler temperatures for Darwin

06:41 EDT

Darwin has only recorded a third of the rain it usually does before January 20, but forecasters say this week's "monsoonal-like" conditions may help the Northern Territory capital catch up.

Heavy rain floods Helensvale caravan park on the Gold Coast, road collapses on Sunshine Coast

00:50 EDT

A road has partially collapsed on the Sunshine Coast in what the local council believe could have been caused by recent heavy rain.