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State of the Climate 2020 shows continued warming and increase in extreme weather events

13/11/2020 - National

Continued warming of Australia’s climate, an increase in extreme fire weather and length of the fire season, declining rainfall in the southeast and southwest of the continent, and rising sea levels are some of the key trends detailed in the latest read more...

2021 Australian Weather Calendar

04/11/2020 - National

ART AND SCIENCE: CAPTURING WEATHER THROUGH A LENS

Storms of ice and dust, the rarest of rainbows and ‘alien’ clouds all captured in the Bureau of Meteorology’s 2021 Australian Weather Calendar.

The calendar, launched on 4 November, is created to educate Australians on the science of weather and bring awareness to the importance of understanding weather and the risks it can bring.

Each year hundreds of... read more...

Tigers and Cats to pay their dews for AFL Grand Final glory

20/10/2020 - National

Queensland's sub-tropical weather – including the much-talked-about dew point readings – could become a deciding factor as to whether Richmond or Geelong deals best with the impacts of the Gabba conditions to lift the AFL Premiership Cup on Saturday night.

The AFL Grand Final Day forecast could also impact team preparations with possible showers, the chance of a thunderstorm and a maximum temperature of 29C likely for Brisbane.

The... read more...

Preparation the key as the Bureau releases its Severe Weather Outlook

12/10/2020 - National

LA NIÑA LIKELY TO BRING MORE RAINFALL AND CYCLONES

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Severe Weather Outlook for October to April, showing an increased risk of flooding for eastern Australia and tropical cyclones in the north, with roughly average potential for heatwaves and severe thunderstorms.

The current La Niña is likely to bring more rain to eastern... read more...