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Latest news: El Nino

Cooler weather brings relief as fire crews battle blazes

Fire crews hope better conditions will allow them to get on top of dozens of uncontrolled blazes after days of sweltering weather across NSW.

Recipe for change as dry spell may eat into food prices

The declaration of an El Nino event alongside a second driver of dry weather could prove to be another spanner in the works in the fight against inflation.

Crews battle 68 spring bushfires as NSW swelters

More than 600 firefighters are battling 68 fires across NSW as the state seeks cool relief from a spring heatwave.

Bureau declares weather double whammy for Australia

Australia's weather bureau has finally declared an El Nino event alongside a second driver of dry weather, with communities told to prepare for heat and fire.

ANU: El Niño and La Niña events could last for years

Australia could see more multi-year El Niño and La Niña events, due to shifts in atmospheric patterns above the Pacific Ocean.

Drought warning for Australia after record floods

After two years of heavy rain and record floods across eastern states, La Nina is finally over but authorities warn more extreme weather could be on the way in the form of a drought.