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Commemorating the Chilean tsunami of 1960 and its impact on Australia

22/05/2020 - National

As the world faces one major threat, a dedicated team in Australia is maintaining a vigilant watch for a threat of a very different kind.

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) monitors tsunami activity in the waters around Australia, and this week it's marking the 60th anniversary of one of the most severe tsunamis on record.

One of the catalysts for international action on tsunami warning happened 60 years ago, when the world's largest ever... read more...

AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Last of the sunshine for Victoria before a wintery blast

18/05/2020 - VIC

Meteorologist Chris Arvier from the Bureau of Meteorology discusses the forecast for Victoria, including:

- Cold mornings followed by fine days

- last of the sunshine today for a while

- Wintery conditions forecast

- Strongest winds

- Showery conditions may persist into the weekend

Download audio here, current at 11.30am 18/05/2020

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AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Weekend cold snap for Victoria

08/05/2020 - VIC

Senior Meteorologist Dean Stewart from the Bureau of Meteorology Victoria discusses the cold weather heading Victoria's way over the weekend, including:

- Forecast for tomorrow – wet, cold with possible thunder and hail.

- Outlook for Mothers Day

Download audio here, current at 11.30am 8/5/2020

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AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Victoria's windy weather set to continue

07/05/2020 - VIC

Senior Meteorologist Dean Stewart from the Bureau of Meteorology Victoria discusses the forecast hading into a wintery weekend, including:

- Strongest wind gusts recorded so far

- Forecast for coming days, including wintrey burst on Saturday with possible storms

- Cool conditions for Mothers Day

Download audio here, current at 1.30pm 7/5/2020

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