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Wed 16 Jan 2019

Aussies face worst heatwave in eight years

Aussies face worst heatwave in eight years

There will be “no reprieve” from an unprecedented heatwave which in some areas is the most intense burst of heat for eight years.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Temperatures soar as the dry drags on

premium_icon Temperatures soar as the dry drags on

Temperatures will peak as the week progresses.

‘Severe’: Why this heatwave is different

‘Severe’: Why this heatwave is different

Five capitals are set to suffer a larger than usual heatwave, bringing scorching days and sticky nights posing a risk even to the healthy.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Massive snowstorm hits midwest America

Massive snowstorm hits midwest America

Midwest America has been hit by a massive winter snowstorm, which has played a factor in at least five road deaths.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

‘Cold scares me’: Life in Australia’s hottest town

‘Cold scares me’: Life in Australia’s hottest town

A REMOTE town in the middle of Australia has just ticked over 23 days above 40C. But locals brush off the heat, some don’t even have aircon.

Chance of a Top End cyclone

Chance of a Top End cyclone

TERRITORIANS are being warned that a tropical low expected to drench the Top End this weekend could possibly turn into a cyclone

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Power concerns as heatwave hits

Power concerns as heatwave hits

It’s going to be a blisteringly hot day in the southern states, so much so a state Premier has had to promise the power grid will cope with the hear.

VIDEO: Second coast fire in 48 hours for local hero crews

premium_icon VIDEO: Second coast fire in 48 hours for local hero crews

Gary Kelly used the excess water from filling up his fire truck's hose to wipe some of the soot from his face

Europe shivers as Greece temps plunge to -23C

Europe shivers as Greece temps plunge to -23C

Temperatures in Greece have dropped to -23C as Europe is blanketed by snow, leaving several dead and hundreds of flights cancelled.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Graph proves Australia’s heat isn’t normal

Graph proves Australia’s heat isn’t normal

You’re not imagining it, it really is hot out there. And, no, it’s not just summer as usual. The last 12 months have been abnormally hot.

The weather in 2018: here’s the verdict

premium_icon The weather in 2018: here’s the verdict

The Bureau of Meteorology has revealed how Australia’s weather performed last year, and you weren’t imagining things - it was a scorcher.

NSW experiences warmest year on record in 2018

premium_icon NSW experiences warmest year on record in 2018

LAST year was the warmest on record for the state for both mean temperature and mean maximum temperature whilst the mean minimum temperature was fourth-warmest

Wed 9 Jan 2019

DRYING OUT: Stanthorpe could run out of water in 12 months

DRYING OUT: Stanthorpe could run out of water in 12 months

Find out how much water Storm King Dam has before it could run out.

QLD grazier undeterred by low rainfall in 2018

premium_icon QLD grazier undeterred by low rainfall in 2018

James Walker says there is one positive to five years of debilitating drought.

Deluge due as Penny nears coast

Deluge due as Penny nears coast

Up to 200mm of rain could fall across large tracts of Queensland as the tropical low nears land while storms continue to brew in the southern states.

Incredible red dust storm pictures

Incredible red dust storm pictures

Power was knocked out to thousands of homes as huge red dust clouds swept across parts of New South Wales.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Our deathtrap sizzling suburbs revealed

Our deathtrap sizzling suburbs revealed

City suburbs are becoming “heat continents” posing a severe health hazard. But the heat stress is not being shared fairly with residents in better off ‘burbs'

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Stunning McDonald’s soft serve secret

Stunning McDonald’s soft serve secret

Under the beating sun in 41C heat today, a McDonald’s soft serve ice cream took an extraodinarily long time to melt. Here’s what happened

Five kids trapped in hot cars, as temp soars

Five kids trapped in hot cars, as temp soars

At least five kids have been rescued from hot cars, as the temperature climbed to 40C in Melbourne this afternoon— and there’s more heat on the way.

‘Apocalyptic’: Capital’s sky turns black

‘Apocalyptic’: Capital’s sky turns black

Four states are set to been scorched today with temperatures soaring into the 40s and dire warnings of dangerous conditions.

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