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A flood watch has been issued in southern Queensland for river catchments between Thargomindah and St George, ahead of heavy rain and thunderstorms this weekend.
Communities surrounding the Gulf of Carpentaria should prepare for the development of a tropical cyclone this weekend or early next week.
The strong positive Indian Ocean Dipole that drove parts of Australia deeper into drought towards the end of 2019 has caused a different problem in eastern Africa: locusts.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled across NSW on Tuesday night, damaging properties and cutting power.
Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued in Victoria and NSW, with storms likely to linger well into the night for some areas.
A tropical cyclone could develop over the Gulf of Carpentaria as early as this weekend.
Widespread showers and thunderstorms will affect parts of Victoria, NSW and the ACT on Tuesday, with severe thunderstorms likely in some areas.
A number of noteworthy temperture records were broken in the opening weeks of 2020.
A near-stationary low pressure trough over central NSW has been triggering showers and thunderstorms along its eastern flank, and will continue to do so on Monday and Tuesday.
In the northern capital of Darwin, it’s averaging a whopping (for the ever warm tropics) 2-3 degrees above average this February and rainfall to date this wet season is amongst the lowest on record with records back to 1941. Elsewhere over the Top End most places have been well above average so far for February.
A low moving low pressure trough, fed by warm humid air, brought showers and thunderstorms across a wide area of Victoria yesterday.
As Tropical Cyclone Uesi moved southwards past New Caledonia and transitioned to a mid-latitude low near Lord Howe Island, its intense winds generated a sizable swell, directed towards mainland Australia.
Mainland Australia has avoided the worst weather from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Uesi, although Lord Howe Island has taken a hit and New Zealand is now in the firing line.
Images captured by a NASA satellite have revealed how the recent rain in eastern Australia has transformed the landscape from fires to floods.
Parts of southeast Queensland and northeast NSW have seen more rain during the last six weeks than they did during all of 2019.
Tropical Cyclone Uesi will send big waves towards Australia's east coast later this week.
While heavy rain has topped up dams in some parts of NSW this month, the drought still hasn't loosened its grip in many areas.
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) will assemble an expert panel to assess the validity of a new maximum temperature record observed in Antarctica last week.
The dams that supply water to the greater Sydney area have collectively reached their highest level in nearly two years.
A tropical cyclone located to the north of New Caledonia could move closer to Australia later this week.
Sydney received a third of its annual rainfall during the last four days as the heaviest rain in 30 years inundated the city.
Large waves along with very high tides combine to bring an elevated risk of coastal erosion across much of NSW.
Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Damien is close to crossing the coast near Dampier this afternoon.
A deep low pressure trough has delivered over a months worth of rain in two days to parts of the Sydney basin and more is on the way.
Tropical Cyclone Damien is likely to make landfall over Western Australia's Pilbara coast this weekend, likely becoming the first severe tropical cyclone to cross the state's coast since 2013.
Heavy rain has inundated parts of Australia's eastern seaboard during the last 48 hours, with some places registering their heaviest falls in decades.
Sydneysiders, and much of the east coast, might want to keep their raincoats and umbrellas handy over the next week.
Australia's third tropical cyclone of the season is likely to develop off the north coast of Western Australia during the next 24 hours, with a coastal crossing possible in the Pilbara this weekend.
A multi-day rain event is likely to cause severe thunderstorms and flooding in parts of Queensland and NSW during the next week.
January was a month of impressive temperature contrasts in Australia.
Rain and thunderstorms could affect large areas of Queensland and NSW this week, with severe storms and flooding possible over some drought-affected regions in both states.
It was snowing in Tasmania on Monday morning, just three days after the temperature hit 40 degrees in Hobart.
Following an extremely hot pair of days, the nation's capital just registered its highest minimum temperature since official records began here in 1939.
Canberra is in the midst of its hottest pair of days since records began, based on the average maximum for Friday and Saturday, with the hottest night in 37 years squeezed in between.
Recent widespread 20-to-50mm of rain across South Australia has been two-to-four times the monthly average in just a few hours in some areas, leading to significant flooding.