Weather

Heating up in the south

Ben Domensino, 23-Jan

Extreme heatwave conditions will affect parts of southern Australia during the second half of this week.

Another heat feat in Western Sydney

Ben Domensino, 22-Jan

Parts of Western Sydney are having an exceptionally hot start to the year, with Penrith just enduring its hottest four day spell in more than 20 years.

North Island set for a soaking this week

Jacobus Cronje, 21-Jan

Residents of New Zealand's North Island are expecting a wet start to the working week.

Lighting up southwest WA

Thomas Hough, 21-Jan

Whilst northern parts of Western Australia have seen their fair share of thunderstorms recently, southwestern and southern parts of the state have seen far fewer.

Heating up in Sydney

Thomas Hough, 20-Jan

Temperatures have been steadily climbing across the Sydney basin today, the second day of a prolonged period of heat for the region.

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

Sam Terry, 20-Jan

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

Mercury rising in Melbourne

Ben Domensino, 19-Jan

Temperatures will soar across Victoria today, with fire bans and heat health alerts issued across the state.

Four days of intense heat in western Sydney

Ben Domensino, 18-Jan

Parts of western Sydney could experience their hottest four-day spell in more than 20 years between Friday and Monday.

Heat shortens Tour Down Under Stage 3

Ben Domensino, 18-Jan

Extreme heat has forced organisers to shorten today's stage of the Santos Tour Down Under in South Australia.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

Ben Domensino, 17-Jan

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

Prolonged heatwave on the horizon

Ben Domensino, 17-Jan

Parts of southeastern Australia experienced a relatively mild start to the week, although a prolonged heatwave is about to grip multiple states and territories.

Unseasonal soaking inundates west coast

Ben Domensino, 16-Jan

Parts of Western Australia's lower west coast have just experienced one of their wettest days on record during the driest month of the year.

Western soaking spreads south

Ben Domensino, 15-Jan

Perth is having its wettest day in five months as the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Joyce drag moisture across Western Australia.

Weekend summer snowflakes in three states

Ben Domensino, 15-Jan

Parts of Tasmania and the Australian alps received a dusting of summer snow on the weekend.

Australian Open Weather Outlook

Angus McLean-Smith, 14-Jan

With the Australian Open of tennis set to start at 11am tomorrow in Melbourne, weather conditions for the first week of competition look to be a mixed bag.

First flurries of the year

Lachlan Maher, 14-Jan

The mainland alps have received their first snows of 2018 in the wake of a cold front that crossed the southeast on Saturday.

Sweltering night for northern NSW

Joel Pippard, 13-Jan

The mercury has failed to fall below 30 degrees through parts of the Hunter and Northern Tablelands overnight.

Tropical Cyclone Joyce no more

Thomas Hough, 13-Jan

Ex - Tropical Cyclone Joyce may not be cyclone strength anymore but the system still packs a punch.

What happened to Cyclone Joyce?

Ben Domensino, 12-Jan

Tropical Cyclone Joyce moved over the west Kimberley coast on Friday morning as a category one system and is expected to move inland while weakening during the next 24 hours.

Summer snow a chance this weekend

Ben Domensino, 12-Jan

It could snow in Tasmania this weekend and the mainland alps may see their first flurries of 2018.

Hot and stormy Friday in Victoria

Ben Domensino, 11-Jan

A pulse of late-week heat has prompted total fire bans in northern Victoria on Friday, with storms expected to develop across the state.

Cyclone Joyce forms off WA coast

Ben Domensino, 11-Jan

Tropical Cyclone Joyce has formed off the north coast of Western Australia and is expected to make landfall on Friday or Saturday.

Impending heat prompts fire bans in SA

Ben Domensino, 10-Jan

Total fire bans have been issued in three districts of South Australia on Thursday, with temperatures set to soar across the state.

Another warm year in Australia, full of weather extremes

Ben Domensino, 10-Jan

The Bureau of Meteorology released their Annual Climate Statement for 2017 this week.

Severe storms in NSW and ACT

Ben Domensino, 09-Jan

Severe thunderstorms are affecting NSW and the ACT this afternoon, with a risk of heavy rain, large hail and damaging winds.

Tropical Cyclone threat looms for WA coast

Ben Domensino, 09-Jan

Australia could see its third tropical cyclone of the season form near the Kimberley coast this week.

Was Penrith the hottest place on Earth on Sunday?

Ben Domensino, 08-Jan

Sydney's western suburb of Penrith recorded the highest temperature in Australia yesterday and possibly Sunday's highest temperature on Earth as well.

Record summer heat in Sydney

Thomas Hough, 07-Jan

After Melbourne's scorching day yesterday, Sydney is breaking summer heat records today.

Wild weather batters New Zealand

Kim Westcott, 06-Jan

After a harrowing few days, conditions are beginning to settle across the country.

Extreme heat baking Australia's southeast

Angus McLean-Smith, 06-Jan

Currently the southeastern States of Australia are experiencing sweltering conditions.

Weekend heat prompts fire bans

Ben Domensino, 05-Jan

Intense summer heat will grip much of southeastern Australia this weekend, causing the worst fire weather in at least two years for some areas.

Bushfire threat looms for SA, Victoria

Ben Domensino, 04-Jan

This Saturday parts of SA and Victoria are likely to experience their worst fire weather in more than two years, some potentially since Black Saturday.

Dangerous winter storm affecting America

Ben Domensino, 04-Jan

Residents in New York City are bracing for the arrival of a bitter winter storm that has already covered beaches in snow along America's southeast coast.

Burst of summer heat to target Victoria on Saturday

Ben Domensino, 03-Jan

Melbourne is forecast experience its hottest day in two years on Saturday, with fire danger ratings expected to spike across the state amid hot and windy conditions.

What caused the microburst in Maclean?

Ben Domensino, 03-Jan

A destructive thunderstorm uprooted trees and tore roofs from buildings as it moved over the town of Maclean, located to the west of Yamba, on Tuesday afternoon.