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WEATHER UPDATE: Fire danger on the rise again for southern Queensland, 16/9/2019

16/09/2019 - National

Bureau of Meteorology's Dr Adam Morgan speaks about the fire weather conditions forecast for Queensland. Information accurate as of 1pm AEST 19/9/2019.


WEATHER UPDATE: Fire weather over parts of Queensland and NSW, 11 September 2019

11/09/2019 - National

Diana Eadie, meteorologist: Hello from the Bureau of Meteorology. We're here with an update on the ongoing fire situation over parts of eastern Queensland and northeast New South Wales, with fire dangers increasing again over the coming days.

Numerous fires are scattered across the landscape, with smoke impacting many communities along the east coast of Australia.

Very high fire dangers could result in renewed fire activity over fire sites in New South Wales... read more...

AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Tasmania severe weather forecast

06/09/2019 - TAS

Senior Meteorologist, Simon Louis, from Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania discusses forecast severe weather across the state.

Interview can be accessed here.

Simon is discussing the following points, current as of 10.30am on 06 September 2019:

- The Severe Weather Warning has been updated to now include the southeast, alongside east and central north.

- The north west has been removed from the... read more...

AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Wet and windy weather on the way for Victoria

05/09/2019 - VIC

Senior Meteorologist, Michael Efron, from the Bureau of Meteorology Victoria discusses forecast severe weather across the state. Interview can be accessed here.

Michael is covering the following points, current as of 2.30pm on 05 September 2019:

- Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds will be issued later this afternoon for Friday into Saturday

- 2-Day rainfall totals (Friday, Saturday) include:...