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New Bureau operations hub for north-western Australia opens in Darwin

06/12/2016 - NT

Today the Bureau of Meteorology officially opened a brand new purpose-built Observing Operations Hub in Darwin to service the Bureau's observations network across north-western Australia.

The Bureau’s Deputy Director Observations and Infrastructure Dr Sue Barrell said the new Darwin Hub is the first of eight planned to support the operation and maintenance of the Bureau’s network, including radars and automatic weather stations, across... read more...

Severe weather update video: Heatwave in Queensland and Northern NSW

02/12/2016 - National

This video is no longer current. To view past videos, please visit the Severe Weather Update video archive on YouTube.

For the latest weather and warnings information visit www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings, and follow advice from emergency services.

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Heatwave conditions for inland Queensland to continue into next week

02/12/2016 - QLD

Prolonged heatwave conditions in Queensland are forecast to continue well into next week, with widespread temperatures in the low 40s in inland areas.

Senior meteorologist Michelle Berry said the hottest temperatures would be seen in central and southern inland parts of the state extending into the northern NSW border region.

"A static weather pattern is driving the prolonged heatwave, with peak temperatures concentrated in southern and central inland parts... read more...

Severe weather update video: Heatwave in Queensland and northern New South Wales

01/12/2016 - QLD

This video is no longer current. To view past videos, please visit the Severe Weather Update video archive on YouTube.

For the latest weather and warnings information visit www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings, and follow advice from emergency services.

read more...