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Melbourne drenched ahead of Cup

Heavy rain and thunderstorms have soaked much of Victoria ahead of the Melbourne Cup and more is on the way, causing significant transport delays.

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Drink-driving gran among tired and emotional Cup revellers

Nine people were arrested – including one for drug trafficking – at the Melbourne Cup Carnival, while officers also fined a 75-year-old woman caught drink driving the wrong way through a roundabout after a race day function at her local bowls club.