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Bureau statement on networking issue affecting its systems


The Bureau of Meteorology is experiencing a physical networking issue which is affecting its systems, including preventing updates to its website.

Technicians are working to rectify the problem. It is difficult to estimate how long this will take.

Forecasts issued on the Bureau's website remain current. The observations on the Bureau's website, including radar images, are affected by the outage and are either not available or not current.

Contingencies are in place to communicate severe weather information.

The Bureau will provide updates on the situation via Twitter.

Media and the public are encouraged to follow the Bureau’s twitter handles:










We will update this statement throughout the day as further information becomes available, and systems are restored.