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No crystal ball for extreme weather events, scholars say

El Nino and other factors make extreme weather events more difficult to predict, say scholars following scrutiny in the wake of destructive floods and storms.

Weather bureau doing its best amid ‘chaos’, expert says

The Bureau of Meteorology has been a punching bag for frustrated Aussies during recent wild weather events but an expert has come to its defence.

Wet Wednesday: Storm warning for the ACT

Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding in the ACT, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned. The SES advises the public to be prepared.

ACT residents urged to prepare for summer bushfires

ACT residents are the Australians most concerned about bushfires, but are also the least likely to have prepared, according to the NRMA.

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.

Warmer and drier spring forecast after warmest winter since 1996

Spring is likely to be warmer than usual with below average rainfall for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology's long-range forecast.

Tropical cyclone warning along WA Kimberley coast

A cyclone forming off Western Australia could smash parts of the Pilbara or Kimberley in coming days. 

Wintry weather forecast for ACT, southern Australia this Easter

Temperatures in Canberra are likely to be well below average for the upcoming Easter long weekend, with rain forecast across much of the nation and wintry weather and snow possible in alpine regions.

La Niña provides a boost for Australia’s environment, but report card still mixed

Last year was a “bumper” one for Australia’s environment on the back of significant rainfall, but climate change, habitat destruction and invasive species remain ongoing threats, according to the latest edition of Australia’s Environment Report. 

Heatwave to leave Australians sweltering this weekend

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a heatwave warning for large parts of the country as temperatures rise to above 40 degrees Celsius.

Heavy rain batters Queensland north coast

Queensland's north coast is being battered by heavy rain as a monsoon trough brings severe thunderstorms and heavy falls to the region.

Calls for help after heavy rainfall across Canberra

The ACTSES have received a number of calls for help after a heavy downpour across Canberra this afternoon saw cars stuck in the street, while the Canberra Centre was also evacuated. Between 4pm...