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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...

The Bureau issues a warning for a G4 geomagnetic storm

10/05/2024 - National

Issued Friday 10 May 2024

The Bureau of Meteorology's Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre has forecast a geomagnetic storm event of level G4 (severe) on the global G-scale.

The Bureau issued a G4 geomagnetic magnetic storm warning at 10.15am 10 May 2024.

The warning issued for this event informs government and critical infrastructure operators so they can take action to mitigate potential impacts on infrastructure assets and essential... read more...