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Bureau looks ahead to autumn following a wetter end to a hot, dry summer

27/02/2020 - National

With only a few days remaining, the summer of 2019/20 is shaping up to be among the three warmest on record for Australia. And despite good rain for some areas in February, summer rainfall was below average for the country as a whole.

Bureau climatologist Dr Andrew Watkins said summer was the tale of two halves, and two main climate drivers.

"At the start of summer, we saw both a very strong read more...

Severe Weather Update: tropical cyclone Esther over NT/Qld border, 24 Feb 2020

24/02/2020 - National

Meteorologist Jonathan How from the Bureau of Meteorology's Extreme Weather Desk discusses Tropical Cyclone Esther and its expected path through parts of Queensland and the Northern Territory.

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Severe Weather Update: intensifying tropical low in the Gulf of Carpentaria, 23 February 2020

24/02/2020 - National

Senior Meteorologist Grace Legge from the Bureau of Meteorology's Extreme Weather Desk discusses Tropical Cyclone Esther in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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Weather Update: potential tropical low in Gulf of Carpentaria, 19 Feb 2020

19/02/2020 - National

Senior Meteorologist Dr Adam Morgan from the Bureau of Meteorology discusses the potential for a tropical low in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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