Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Friday

Troughs over WA, the Top End and QLD is causing showers and storms, whilst dragging hot air towards the coasts. A cold front crossing the southeast generating patchy rain. Smoke from bushfires is reducing air quality over eastern NSW. A cool southerly is moving up the NSW coast.

Issued Friday 20:36 EDT
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Weather News

Elevated fire danger across southeast QLD and northern NSW

10:10 EDT

Fire weather continues into this weekend with numerous ‘Severe’ and an ‘Extreme’ Fire Danger Rating across NSW and QLD.

Severe storms across Queensland could ignite more bushfires, Bureau of Meteorology warns

09:52 EDT

Storms forecast for large areas of Queensland today may do more harm than good as firefighters enter their second week of the bushfire crisis.

Wild dog controls and a 100km-long fence will bring sheep back to south-west Queensland

09:17 EDT

The Truss farming family has renewed hope they will run many more sheep on their property after successfully controlling wild dogs with a 100-kilometre fence.