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Bureau chief scientist to lead new international scientific think-tank

23/07/2020 - National

The Bureau of Meteorology's Chief Scientist and Group Executive of Science and Innovation Dr Gilbert Brunet is the first chair of a new Scientific Advisory Panel for the World Meteorological Organization.

The Scientific Advisory Panel is the first of its kind and comprises 15 eminent international experts. It will act as a think tank, guiding the WMO Executive and Congress on matters of weather, water and climate science and research, with a focus on bringing research and... read more...

AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Snow, wind & rain for Tasmania

03/08/2020 - TAS

Senior Meteorologist Simon Louis discusses Tasmania's forecast for the coming days.

Download audio here, current at noon on 3 August 2020.


Severe Weather Update: Tasman low to impact NSW coast, 13 July 2020

13/07/2020 - National

Senior meteorologist Diana Eadie discusses the large weather system impacting southeastern Australia in the coming days.


Severe Weather Update: Low pressure system set to impact coastal NSW, 12 July 2020

13/07/2020 - National

Senior meteorologist Jonathan How from the Bureau of Meteorology discusses the forecast for southeast Australia for the coming days.