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Australian Summary: A trough extending from northwest Australia to TAS is causing patchy rain and thunderstorms, heavy over the tropics. Moist onshore winds are bringing a few showers to tropical QLD. Highs are keeping much of QLD and southern WA generally dry.
Radar, Satellite, Synoptic
City Now Min Max AucklandMostly sunny 17°C 12°C 24°C BeijingCloudy 6°C -5°C 7°C BrasiliaThunderstorms 22°C 18°C 27°C Buenos AiresMostly sunny 12°C 11°C 27°C Cape TownMostly sunny 23°C 15°C 23°C LagosHazy - 20°C 30°C LondonCloudy 13°C 11°C 12°C Los AngelesSunny 12°C 13°C 27°C City Now Min Max Mexico CityIncreasing sunshine - 12°C 20°C MoscowRain and snow -1°C -2°C 2°C New DelhiFog then sunny - 7°C 17°C New YorkRain 3°C 5°C 11°C SingaporeShowers 27°C 23°C 29°C TokyoSunny - 2°C 10°C VancouverRain 6°C 5°C 8°C
Warnings for Australia
MOST Australians can expect warmer and drier weather for the first three months of 2015.
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Monster?s lairInside the junk-filled home of a terrorist
AS madman Man Haron Monis was holding 18 hostages in Sydney?s CBD, police were trawling through the junk-filled lair of the terrorist.
TERRORIST Man Haron Monis was placed on an ASIO watchlist in 2008 because the spy agency had been alerted to his previous ?activities? in Iran.
New weather toolsBOM?s space frontier
AUSTRALIA has struck a deal to access weather data from Japanese and Chinese satellites.
Close encounter?Do you want me to shoot you too??
A SYDNEY man who came face-to-face with the hostage gunman says he threatened to ?shoot him too?.
Wild weatherWild weather lashes Victoria
FLOODS and lightning-sparked bushfires have been the bookends of a week of wild weather in Victoria.
Wild weatherStorms batter Victoria
UPDATE: The weird weather continued this morning with widespread, and very rare fogs, across the northwest of the state.
A DROUGHT-inducing El Nino event is still likely this summer but may not be severe, the Bureau says.
Dry weatherDry to continue: BOM
THE dry weather is set to continue.
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