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The Bureau of Meteorology issues 2024 Winter Long-Range Forecast

30/05/2024 - National

Issued: 11am AEST Thursdsay 30 May 2024

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued its long-range forecast for winterread more...

The Bureau moves to La Nina watch

14/05/2024 - National

Issued 3pm AEST Tuesday 14 May 2024

The Bureau of Meteorology has moved to a La Niña Watch.

While conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean are currently neutral, there are some signs that a La Niña may form in the Pacific Ocean later in 2024. It is important to note, however, that there is a similar likelihood that the tropical Pacific Ocean will remain neutral.

Moving to La Nina watch does not mean that the Bureau is... read more...

Geomagnetic storm update

12/05/2024 - National

Issued 1pm AEST Sunday 12 May 2024

The Bureau of Meteorology's Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre has observed a geomagnetic storm event which in the last 24 hours resulted in amazing images of Aurora Australis from as far north as Mackay Queensland.

The Bureau first issued a geomagnetic storm G5 warning on 11 May. G5 – Extreme planetary conditions were reached 9:45 am AEST on Saturday 11 May 2024 and G4 – Severe conditions were reached... read more...

The Bureau observes a G5 geomagnetic storm

11/05/2024 - National

Issued Saturday 11 May 2024


The Bureau of Meteorology's Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre has observed a geomagnetic storm event of level G5 (extreme) on the global G-scale.

The Bureau issued a geomagnetic storm warning at 6:20 am that indicated a chance of G5 geomagnetic storm conditions during 11 May 2024.

Observed geomagnetic conditions within Australia are currently lower than the planetary average, at Geomagnetic Storm... read more...