Weather

Early snow heading to Australian Alps

Rob Sharpe, 27-May

A cold front is surging across southern Australia today and will reach the Alps on Sunday morning.

Adelaide's early start to winter

James Casey, 27-May

A pair of fronts are set to bring a chilly start to winter for the South Australian capital.

The injustice of rain

Ben Domensino, 26-May

The cumulative effect of two rain-bearing systems in the last saw many locations across New South Wales exceed their monthly average rainfall by Wednesday morning.

Clear start to Vivid Sydney

Ben Domensino, 26-May

It will be a picture-perfect start to Vivid Sydney as lasers, stars and moonlight illuminate the harbour tonight.

Wintry end to autumn for Australia's southeast

Ben Domensino, 25-May

It's going to be a chilly end to autumn in Australia's southeast, with three cold fronts set to sweep through during the six days.

Another foggy start for Brisbane

Ben Domensino, 24-May

Flights were diverted from Brisbane Airport this morning as fog once again shrouded southeast Queensland.

Sydney wakes to rare rumble

Ben Domensino, 24-May

Sydneysiders were woken up this morning by a loud bang that may have been caused by a rare type of lightning.

Perth finally sees string of wet days

Ben Domensino, 23-May

Perth has received more rain during the last four days than the last two and a half months combined.

Foggy starts as winter looms

Ben Domensino, 23-May

Fog is a sure sign that winter is on the way and there was plenty of it across the country this morning.

Southern swell reaches NSW early

Ben Domensino, 22-May

Early risers along the New South Wales coast may have been surprised to see big waves as the sun rose this morning.

Aurora australis illuminates weekend nights

Ben Domensino, 22-May

Aurora chasers in Tasmania and Victoria stayed up late on the weekend to catch a glimpse of the southern lights.

Adelaide likely for driest autumn in 12 years

Brett Dutschke, 21-May

Showers are likely most days this week in Adelaide but they are unlikely to amount to enough to stop this autumn being the driest in 12 years.

Beach weather makes a return to Sydney

Bob Neil, 21-May

After a rather wet and miserable end to the working week with the wettest day in a month for Sydney things look to improve over the coming days.

Eastern Australia's obscure nights and mornings

Brett Dutschke, 20-May

In the wake of widespread rain, nights and mornings are being obscured by fog across much of southeastern Australia, including the big cities.

WA competes with NSW over rainfall

Sam Terry, 20-May

A lot of attention has been given to the significant rainfall totals over NSW and parts of QLD, some of which were the highest in decades for May, but what about the other side of the country? Does Western Australia have anything to say for itself? It turns out a trough and cold front have worked together to deliver some widespread and large rainfall totals over a couple of days.

Perth misses out on morning rain

Ben Domensino, 19-May

It was a wet morning in the southwestern districts of Western Australia, although Perth missed out on the heavy falls.

Eastern rainfall update

Ben Domensino, 19-May

Rainfall totals are stacking up across eastern Australia as a late-autumn deluge breaks records in some areas.

Heaviest rain to miss eastern capitals

Ben Domensino, 18-May

Australia's eastern capital cities will miss out on the heaviest falls as a widespread rain event soaks parts of five states and territories during the next three days.

Eastern soaking kicks off in Queensland

Ben Domensino, 18-May

Parts of eastern Queensland have seen more than a month's worth of rain in the last 12 hours, with plenty more on the way today.

Red sky and contrails in the morning, take warning

Ben Domensino, 17-May

A red sky and aeroplane contrails seen over Canberra this morning were a sign that stormy weather is on the way.

Foggy start to the week

Ben Domensino, 16-May

Melbourne is going for a fog trifecta tomorrow.

Rain on the way for Perth

Ben Domensino, 16-May

It was a wintry start to the week in Perth as a cold front swept over Australia's southwest on Monday.

Late-week soaking looms for eastern Australia

Ben Domensino, 15-May

A substantial late-autumn rain event will affect Australia's eastern states and territories during the second half of this week.

Wet and windy end to the weekend in southwestern Australia

Jacobus Cronje, 14-May

After a mild Saturday, it looks like Mother's Day celebrations in southwestern WA may have to remain indoors, in the afternoon at least.

Air quality improving in Sydney and Perth

Joel Pippard, 14-May

Hazard-reduction burning in the east and west brought a hazy start to the weekend in both Sydney and Perth.

Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Perth dampening for mum

Brett Dutschke, 13-May

Mums in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Perth will have to watch out for rain on Mother's Day if they're heading out.

Southern WA soaking

Ben Domensino, 12-May

More than a month's worth of rain has fallen in southern parts of Western Australia during the last 24 hours The deluge was produced by a trough and low pressure system moving across the region from west to east.

Waterspout in Sydney

Ben Domensino, 12-May

A waterspout was spotted off the coast of Sydney this morning.

Flower moon on display

Ben Domensino, 11-May

You may have noticed that last night wasn't as dark as it usually is.

Fiji next in line for late-season cyclone

Ben Domensino, 11-May

Tropical Cyclone Ella is approaching Fiji and could cause severe weather across the country's eastern island groups from tomorrow.

Rain looms for NSW after dry start to May

Ben Domensino, 10-May

It has been a dry start to May across New South Wales, although some decent rain could be on the horizon.

Cool and wet in Queensland

Ben Domensino, 09-May

Cloud over central and southeast Queensland is keeping a cap on temperatures and bringing a decent bout of late-autumn rain in some areas.

Cyclone Donna Update

Ben Domensino, 09-May

Parts of New Caledonia will be battered by wild weather as Severe Tropical Cyclone Donna passes close to the country's east during the next 24 hours.

Mondayitis amplified by cold morning

Ben Domensino, 08-May

An icy start in New South Wales and the ACT made it even harder than usual to get out of bed this morning.

New Caledonia braces for Cyclone Donna

Ben Domensino, 08-May

Severe Tropical Cyclone Donna is heading towards New Caledonia after causing a trail of damage in northern Vanuatu on the weekend.

Showery winds increasing on Queensland coast

Brett Dutschke, 07-May

Increasing showery winds along the Queensland coast have potential to bring almost a month's worth of rain to some areas this week.

Cold start to working week for NSW

Craig McIntosh, 07-May

The pleasant autumn weather that most of NSW has experienced this weekend will quickly be forgotten when people get out of bed on Monday morning.