Weather

Stormy end to the week in southeastern Australia

Ben Domensino, 11-Dec

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will affect Australia’s southeastern states and territories during the second half of this week.

Owen returning to Queensland bigger and stronger

Ben Domensino, 11-Dec

Soon-to-be Tropical Cyclone Owen may approach the west coast of Cape York Peninsula later this week and could make landfall as a severe tropical cyclone on Friday.

Warm start to summer in Adelaide

Ben Domensino, 10-Dec

Adelaide is having its warmest start to summer in more than 20 years based on the number of days over 30 degrees.

All eyes on Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen

Ben Domensino, 10-Dec

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen brought more than 300mm of rain to parts of northeast Queensland as it made landfall on Monday morning.

More heat in sight for Adelaide

Thomas Hough, 09-Dec

It's been a hot start to December for Adelaide, with further heat on its way middle of this working week.

A wet week ahead for many parts of NSW

Craig McIntosh, 09-Dec

Multiple troughs and a possible cutoff low over western parts of the state will bring some welcome rain to much of NSW this week.

Heat peaking in northwestern Australia

Brett Dutschke, 08-Dec

Heat reached its peak in Western Australia's Kimberley and Pilbara on Friday, exceeding 46 degrees in parts, the hottest it has been in decades for some.

Model uncertainty clouds impending QLD rain

Ben Domensino, 07-Dec

Central and northeast Queensland are at risk of flooding rain and damaging winds this weekend.

When will it cool down in SA and Victoria?

Ben Domensino, 07-Dec

Temperatures are soaring in parts of southern Australia today, with many places in SA and Victoria experiencing their hottest day in 10-11 months.

Possibly a record warm night in Darwin

Ben Domensino, 06-Dec

Darwin Airport may have experienced its warmest night on record last night, with the mercury struggling to drop below 30 degrees.

Heat raising fire danger in SA on Thursday

Ben Domensino, 06-Dec

South Australia will bake on Thursday as a tongue of hot air from central Australia drifts south, sending temperatures soaring more than 15 degrees above average in some areas and raising fire danger ratings across the state.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen could soak central Queensland

Ben Domensino, 05-Dec

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen may cause heavy rain and flooding in parts of central Queensland towards the end of this week.

What makes this week's hot weather a heatwave?

Ben Domensino, 05-Dec

A large pool of hot air will sweep across Australia this week, sending the mercury soaring in multiple states and territories.

Heat leaving Queensland to traverse Australia this week

Ben Domensino, 04-Dec

A prolonged and record-breaking heatwave that has been gripping parts of Queensland will end this week, as temperatures start to soar in other parts of Australia.

Severe storms to strike Queensland fire grounds on Tuesday

Ben Domensino, 04-Dec

Severe thunderstorms are likely to develop in parts of central Queensland that are being affected by bushfires today.

Sweaty mornings sticking around in Darwin

Ben Domensino, 03-Dec

Darwin is in for a string of sweaty sleeps with high temperatures and high humidity leading to a run of oppressive nights in the western Top End this week.

Tropical Cyclone Owen forms as rain looms for central Qld

Ben Domensino, 03-Dec

Australia's first tropical cyclone of the 2018/19 season developed over the northern Coral Sea on Sunday, and it should help cause some rain over fire-ravaged central Queensland during the middle of this week.

Foggy and dusty morning for parts of NSW

Drew Casper-Richardson, 02-Dec

Thick fog blanketed parts of New South Wales on Sunday morning whilst raised dust limited visibility in other areas.

Victoria lashed by strong winds and thunderstorms

Jacobus Cronje, 02-Dec

With a hot and dry day over much of New South Wales and Queensland, the thunderstorms and strong winds that are still crossing parts of Victoria and bringing cooler conditions in their wake stand in marked contrast.

Sweltering conditions for southeast QLD

Kim Westcott, 01-Dec

Brisbane and surrounds are in for a very hot Sunday to kick off the start of summer.

Burst of heat for Sydney.

Graeme Brittain, 01-Dec

Hot air will be briefly directed over the Harbour City on Sunday ahead of cool change.

Another warm year globally, as hot summer looms for most of Australia

Ben Domensino, 30-Nov

This year is on course to become the fourth warmest year on record based on global mean surface temperatures, according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).

Coral Sea tropical cyclone potential

Ben Domensino, 30-Nov

Australia may see its first tropical cyclone of the season over the northern Coral Sea during the next few days.

Queensland heatwave to worsen before getting better

Ben Domensino, 29-Nov

A heatwave that has been gripping parts of Queensland since the weekend will become more intense and widespread during the coming days, before relief arrives next week.

Record 40 degree trifecta in Cairns

Ben Domensino, 28-Nov

Cairns nudged above 40 degrees for the third day in a row today, extending its unprecedented run of late-spring heat as temperature records continue to tumble in eastern Queensland.

Severe storms strike Sydney as low pressure system deepens

Ben Domensino, 28-Nov

Sydneysiders were woken by heavy rain and loud thunder as severe storms struck parts of the city on Wednesday morning.

Another torrid morning in Cairns

Ben Domensino, 27-Nov

Cairns just broke its pre-2018 November heat record for the second day in a row.

Severe weather Wednesday in central NSW, including Sydney and Wollongong

Ben Domensino, 27-Nov

Flooding rain and damaging winds are likely to affect parts of central NSW on Wednesday, with parts of Sydney and Wollongong likely to be affected.

Flooding rain inbound for NSW

Ben Domensino, 26-Nov

More than a month's worth of rain is likely to cause flooding along central parts of the NSW coast during the middle of this week, with damaging winds also likely in some areas.

Dry heatwave breaking records and fuelling fires in Qld

Ben Domensino, 26-Nov

Record-breaking November heat and unseasonably dry air are causing severe fire danger ratings in parts of Queensland today, with more on the way during the week ahead.

Possible heavy rain on the way for SA and NSW

Lachlan Maher, 25-Nov

A low pressure system impacting parts of SA and NSW this week is expected to bring possible heavy falls all the way to the coast.

Enough rain to ruin the Santa Parade

Kim Westcott, 25-Nov

After a busy weather week for Australia - with intense heat, storms, dust, snow and howling winds; it is now New Zealand's turn.

VIC set for a soaking

Kim Westcott, 24-Nov

Victorians had a week of wild weather.

Temperatures set to soar for parts of QLD next week

Graeme Brittain, 24-Nov

Very hot air is making its way over northern and eastern parts of Queensland, with extreme heatwave conditions expected to impact a large area.

Morning storms threatening Darwin

Ben Domensino, 23-Nov

A line of showers and thunderstorms moving over the Northern Territory's Top End may reach Darwin later this morning.

Powerful low pressure system buffeting southeastern Australia

Ben Domensino, 23-Nov

Damaging winds are lashing parts of southeastern Australia today, fanning bushfires and felling trees.

Snow, fire, thunderstorms and dust storms all in one day

Ben Domensino, 22-Nov

The last 24 hours have had a bit of everything across Australia.