Weather (Australia)

Wild weather lashes the nation's south

Crews will now begin the clean-up mission across South Australia, Victoria, and Tasmania after wild winds lashed the states overnight. Forecasters …


BOM places flood and wind warnings for Thursday

STRONG WIND: Debris washed up at Royal Park from Tuesday's king tide. Picture: Scott Gelston<p>Weather warnings were issued across the North and …


Big freeze! Four states on alert for wild weather

Residents across four states are today bracing for wild winds of up to 120km/h and strong storms as a cold front sweeps across the country’s …


Red sky at night, shepherd's delight: the science of beautiful sunsets

“A red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight! A red sky in the morning is a shepherd’s warning.”<p>Perhaps this saying came to mind if you caught a …

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Downed power lines causing outages in Sebastopol

More than 100 residents are without power in Sebastopol and Delacombe due to downed power lines near the corner of Vickers and Albert …



South Aussie mechanic Michael Bridges will be looking to continue his tour of fun ‘up north’ this weekend at Alice Spring Dragway’s Desert Nationals …


Victorian to be hit by damaging winds

Much of Victoria is being warned to prepare for damaging winds on Tuesday afternoon.<p>The Bureau of Meteorology says a cold front will cross the …


Extreme weather outlook

Wild winds and a monster swell will batter the south this week. Sky News Meteorologist Rob Sharpe explains.<p>Wild winds and a monster swell will batter …


Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Ballarat as wild weather approaches

Power lines came down in Albert Street Sebastopol this afternoon in wild winds. Picture: Lachlan Bence<p><b>UPDATE, 3PM:</b> A severe thunderstorm warning has …


Energy Market Operator warns coal must remain part of the mix for next 20 years

The nation's energy operator has warned that coal must be part of Australia's energy mix for the next two decades, to ensure people's power bills do …


Severe storm warning as cold front set to hit Melbourne


Wild winds tipped to lash Tasmania

Tasmanians are being warned to brace for wild winds as a cold front hits the state.


Monday morning mercury drops below zero as cold snap grips eastern states

A cold snap that is extending across Australia’s eastern states has seen chilly weekend temperatures continue to drop even further this morning.New …


Warning after pipes freeze and Sydney homes left without water

Sydneysiders are facing a brutal start to the week with temperatures dropping so low pipes are literally freezing over.<p>Those looking to their showers …


SA braces for damaging weather

A severe weather warning is in place for the southern half of South Australia as a fast-moving cold front tracks across the state.


For the third time in a week, Canberra set a new low for the year

If you thought the -6.3 and -6.5 in the past week were chilly, well Canberra had a surprise for you on Monday.<p>The mercury dropped all the way to …


Severe weather warning, wind gusts issued for Tasmania

Cold fronts crossing Tasmania are likely to bring damaging winds on Tuesday.<p>A severe weather warning has been issued for Tasmania by the Bureau of …


Cold weather: If you're shivering today, spare a thought for these cows

Australia's east coast is shivering through a cold snap this weekend, with cooler temperatures set to remain in some cities into next week.<p>The cool …


Brrrr: Australia’s bitterly cold snap to continue, experts warn

As much of Australia battles icy grass, frosty windscreens and freezing morning temperatures, experts have predicted the nation’s bitter cold snap …


Coldest morning in 60 years for parts of the east coast

A cold snap has delivered some of the chilliest temperatures in decades to parts of Australia’s east coast, with more frosty mornings to come.Both …


No early let-up for Sydney's overnight shivers as cold records tumble

A number of locations across NSW had their coldest morning on record and there's more to come.


Winter Wonderland: Brisbane shivers on coldest morning in four years

The River City's temperature dropped to 5.2 degrees, making it the coldest Brisbane morning since July 12, 2014 when the mercury hit 2.6 degrees.


Parts of Australia shiver as temperatures continue to plummet

Parts of Australia have just endured the coldest morning of the year as temperatures continue to plunge well below July averages.<p>In Queensland, cold …


Brisbane wakes up to coldest 2018 day, records tumble across Queensland

The River City dropped to 6.7 degrees on Saturday while five other areas of Queensland broke cold-weather records.


Storm drenches Perth on an icy July day

Perth has trickled over half of its July average rainfall after a storm dumped more than 15mm on the city in just over three hours on Saturday …


Qld shivers as temperatures plummet

Most of Queensland has shivered through the coldest morning of the year after overnight temperatures plummeted across the state.


Flood threat from king tides as temps plummet across Australia

King tides are threatening to cause flash flooding across Australia’s east coast as a cold snap sweeps through the country.<p>Temperatures across the …


Sydney expected to record its coldest weekend of 2018

AN underwater escape is your best bet for anything like warmth this weekend — with Sydney expected to record its coldest weekend of 2018.


Brisbane's coldest 2018 days forecast this weekend as state freezes

Parts of Queensland are bracing for temperatures four, five or six degrees below freezing, while Brisbane is expecting a low of six degrees.


Icy blast: Where it will be freezing tonight

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a low of 6C overnight on Friday and Saturday in Brisbane, which could fall below this year’s previous record …