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SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Hot weather and fire danger in SA and southeastern States

19/01/2018 - National

METEOROLOGIST GRACE LEGGE: Hello from the Bureau of Meteorology. Hot conditions remain over southeast Australia today, with the heat extending into New South Wales over the weekend. 'Severe' heatwave conditions continue over northern Victoria, New South Wales and extending into South Australia and WA. The heat then stalls over New South Wales and central Australia, with the hotter conditions remaining, due to no systems moving in to displace this hot air.

There is... read more...

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Fire danger and hot weather in SA and southeastern States

18/01/2018 - National

METEOROLOGIST MICK LOGAN: Hello from the Bureau of Meteorology.

Hot weather has set in for South Australia and the southeastern States for the rest of the week, and those hot conditions will continue in New South Wales over the weekend. Most places will experience at least two days of high temperatures, with parts of New South Wales set for a longer run of heat.

'Severe' heatwave conditions will initially occur in the south, before stalling across... read more...

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Hot weather and fire danger in SA and southeastern States

17/01/2018 - National

METEOROLOGIST MICK LOGAN: Hello from the Bureau of Meteorology. Hot weather is on the way for South Australia and the southeastern states for the rest of the week, continuing in New South Wales over the weekend. Most places will experience at least two days of high temperatures, with parts of New South Wales set for a longer run of heat.

The hot days, accompanied by warm nights, contribute to heatwave conditions; and we can see that the bulk of the build-up of the... read more...

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical cyclone Joyce

12/01/2018 - National

METEOROLOGIST SARAH FITTON: Hello from the Bureau, with an update on tropical cyclone Joyce. The Category 1 system tracked off the west Kimberley coast last night; however, early this morning it took this abrupt change to the southeast and it's current lying close to land. The system is likely to track close to the coast for the remainder of today, before moving inland and weakening later on.

Now cyclones need this warm tropical moisture to strengthen, so... read more...