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La Niña weather Australia: BOM radar shows November rain could be record-breaking

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La Niña weather Australia: BOM radar shows November rain could be record-breaking

Much of Australia’s east coast is still drenched in an ever-deepening low-pressure system, causing heavy rainfall and damaging winds.

The pressure system is expected to move further east on Friday as flood warnings remain in effect for much of eastern Australia.

In the video above, much of the East Coast continues to be hit by major flooding

The Bureau of Metereology (BOM) issued warnings of severe thunderstorms early Friday morning across much of northwestern NSW, including Newcastle, Belmont, Karuah, Gosford, Wyong and Nelson Bay.

In its warning, the BOM stated that damaging winds and heavy rainfall in these areas are likely to lead to flash flooding.

Senior BOM Meterologist Jonathan How told sunrise the wet weather will continue for the rest of Friday and into the weekend.

“We will see a lot of showers and storms, including through eastern Victoria, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast,” said Mr How.

“Conditions will last until Saturday, before they ease slightly.”

Mr How also said the tough conditions are shaping up for a record-breaking event in Australia.

“It’s going to be one of the 10 worst November in Australian history,” he said.

“Canberra has officially recorded their wettest November on record.”

BOM stated damaging winds and heavy rains are likely to lead to more flash flooding in NSW
BOM stated damaging winds and heavy rains are likely to lead to more flash flooding in NSW Credit: 7NEWS
Queensland also saw heavy rainfall along the coast.
Queensland also saw heavy rainfall along the coast. Credit: 7NEWS

Some regions in NSW have already had more than three times the amount of rain that is normal in November.

On Thursday, some areas in the south of the state experienced a drowning accident, with a portable rain station south of Griffith measuring 60mm in an hour.

Andrew Watkins, head of the weather bureau's operational climate services, says the summer outlook for NSW is wet.
Andrew Watkins, head of the weather bureau’s operational climate services, says the summer outlook for NSW is wet. Credit: 7NEWS
Daily minimum temperatures in summer are expected to be higher than normal in much of Australia.
Daily minimum temperatures in summer are expected to be higher than normal in much of Australia. Credit: 7NEWS

Sydney’s Warragamba Dam received 96mm of rain in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday.

Gunnedah registered over 20mm in 90 minutes and a comparable amount fell in Gunnedah in a two hour period.

Queensland also saw heavy rainfall as 190mm was recorded overnight at Bundaberg.

NSW Farmers Association has called for a statewide natural disaster declaration so that aid can be raised as farmers watch paddocks go under water and their crops destroyed after so many years of drought.

Areas such as Coombah, Hay, Wilcannia, Broken Hill, Ivanhoe, Menindee and Balranald were in the path of a “complex low-pressure system” moving across the lower part of the state on Thursday.

Flood warnings for much of eastern Australia remain in effect.
Flood warnings for much of eastern Australia remain in effect. Credit: 7NEWS
Gunnedah shot over 20mm in 90 minutes during the week.
Gunnedah shot over 20mm in 90 minutes during the week. Credit: 7NEWS

Severe thunderstorms also raised concerns around the state, looming over the south coast and southern plateaus Thursday afternoon, threatening western NSW near Wilcannia.

Andrew Watkins, chief of the weather bureau’s operational climate services, says the summer outlook for NSW is wet, with temperatures cooler than normal on the coast and warmer than normal in the western part of the state.

Daily minimum temperatures are expected to be higher than normal as increasing cloud cover traps warm air, leading to warmer nights.

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Amazon gives the Kindle’s interface a refresh

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Amazon has announced that the most recent Kindles are getting a new, simpler user interface through a software update (through Ars Technica). The update focuses primarily on navigation, adding a bar at the bottom of the screen that lets you jump between the home screen, the book you’re currently reading, and the library screen. Some got the update for a few weeks, but Amazon has announced that the update will be rolled out widely in the coming weeks.

The way you access the Kindle’s quick settings (which let you turn on airplane mode, adjust brightness, and more) has also changed. You can now access the menu by swiping down from the top of the screen, rather than tapping a button.

Amazon says more changes will be coming later this year, with an update that will allow you to see more recently read books on the home screen and will refresh the library’s collection view and filter and sort menus.

An example of the Home and Library screens.
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Amazon’s webpage ahead of the redesign says the feature will roll out to supported devices in the coming weeks (8th generation Kindle, 7th generation Paperwhite and Oasis or later). Basically, it includes most of the Kindles released since 2015, so there’s a good chance yours will be supported.

Unfortunately Amazon didn’t make the Kindles Generation Information easily available until the update currently being rolled out. It seems the best way to find out if your device is eligible, you must use Google’s model number, which should be on the back of the device.

Like the readers’ E Ink screens, the Kindle interface is not refreshed often. Amazon only added the ability to show the lock screen the cover of the book you’re reading earlier this year. Ars Technica also reports that the Kindle web browser’s “experimental” label — which has been around for at least 10 years — according to GoodEReader – is gone. Unfortunately, Ars reports that cannot see any changes from the previous (and not so good) version.

The update should automatically install on your Kindle at some point if it’s connected to Wi-Fi, but you can also update your device manually using a computer if you want to get the new user interface as soon as possible.

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A cold front sweeps across the Inland Northwest today, bringing heavy mountain snowfall and high winds to much of central and eastern Washington. There is a winter storm warning today through Thursday evening for the mountain passes, including Snoqualmie and Stevens, where up to 12 inches of snow could fall.

The weather in north-central Washington today will be partly cloudy, windy and warmer with afternoon temperatures around 40 degrees.

A top-level weather system will roll over on Thursday with a wave of moisture at the rear, giving a 30% chance of rain/snow with afternoon temperatures around 40 degrees.

A large area of ​​low pressure will move south from the Gulf of Alaska and along the west coast all day Friday. Weather conditions will be calm during the day with mostly cloudy skies and peaks in the lower 40’s.

Saturday through the first part of next week we will enter a more volatile weather pattern with near-continuous moderate heavy snowfall in the mountains and rain mixed with snow in the lower parts.

Saturday will be cloudy with a 90% chance of rain/snow, also warmer, with afternoon temperatures around 40 degrees.

Mostly cloudy for Sunday with a 30% chance of rain/snow, maximums in the low 40’s.

The weather pattern also remains uncertain on Monday and Tuesday with a 70% chance of precipitation on Monday and a 50% chance of rain/snow on Tuesday with maximums around 40 degrees on both days.

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Mariah Carey, McDonald’s unveil free beanies, shirts with Mariah Menu

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Mariah Carey and McDonald's are teaming up to launch the Mariah Menu on December 13.

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