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Australia's top science and statistical agencies welcome world-leading climate service

05/05/2021 - National

Australia's leading knowledge agencies have welcomed the Commonwealth Government's $209 million announcement for a new Australian Climate Service that will support better and faster decision making to ensure communities, infrastructure, and businesses are safe, secure and resilient in the face of natural hazards.

The new Service – which brings together world-leading expertise from the Bureau of Meteorology (the Bureau), Geoscience Australia, CSIRO,... read more...

Ceduna weather radar upgrade supports community and industry

07/05/2021 - SA

Farmers and residents in Ceduna will now have access to more reliable and up-to-date weather information, with the Bureau of Meteorology making significant upgrades to the Ceduna radar.


Next generation technology for Kalgoorlie's weather radar

06/05/2021 - WA

The Kalgoorlie weather radar is set to undergo a significant upgrade to provide the wider community with more reliable and up-to-date weather information. To make the changes, the radar will be offline for up to 8 weeks.

From Monday 10 May, the Bureau of Meteorology will commence installation of a new digital receiver and control system for the Kalgoorlie... read more...

First cold front of the season expected over southwest WA

28/04/2021 - WA

A moderate cold front will pass through the South West Land Division during Thursday afternoon and evening, reaching eastern parts during Friday morning.

The leading edge of the front is expected to lie near the South West Capes about 4pm Thursday and reach southwest of a line from Kalbarri to Denmark at about 8pm.

Falls in the range of 5mm to 40mm are expected, particularly over the South West district and adjacent parts.

Dry and gusty winds ahead...