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Bureau of Meteorology's new test website now available to the community

25/06/2024 - National

Issued: Tuesday 25 June 2024

Australians can now see their local weather information on the new Bureau of Meteorology test website.

The 'beta' test website gives the community the opportunity to experience improved features and provide feedback on the site. will exist alongside the current Bureau website, which will remain the primary website during... read more...

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...