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Watch: The Moment A Gigantic Waterspout Damages Up To 50 Homes

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A rare and massive waterspout brought destructive winds that damaged dozens of properties, after it made landfall in the town of Tanjung Tokong, in the Malaysian state of Penang on Monday.

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News

The 'Antarctic Express' Will Make Your Weekend Cold, Wet And Miserable. Soz.

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Planning a picnic on Saturday? Oh dear, silly you.

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News

Extreme Weather Affected 62-Million People Last Year

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A new report has found that 62-million people were hit by extreme weather, with 2-million displaced.

World

World

CCTV Captures The Moment Strong Winds Lift A Man Metres Off The Ground

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A hair-raising moment captured on CCTV showed a man being lifted into the air as he tried to prevent a large outdoor umbrella from falling over.

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News

Tracy, Yasi, Trevor... How Do They Name Tropical Cyclones?

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Cyclone Trevor. It's the storm that invokes memories of cricket's infamous underarm delivery.

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News

What The Hail?! Severe Storms Batter Soggy Sydney

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When the Bureau of Meteorology warns of "giant hail", you know you're in for a battering.

National

National

If You Live In Sydney, Go Buy The World's Biggest Umbrella

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Get gumboots, get a new raincoat, then prepare to get wet anyway.

National

National

'No More Winter': How Hot Your Home Town Will Be In 30 Years

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Do you hate winter? Well, you may soon not have one. And a new tool developed by the Australian National University shows exactly how warm things are going to get.

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News

Thirty-Eight And Stormy In Sydney, Snowing Near Melbourne

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Australia's two largest cities are just 877 km by road. Today, the distance is almost as large in degrees celsius.

National

National

Why Cyclone Oma Is The Most Confused Storm In Recent Memory

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Many are scratching their heads with the latest developments of the very strange tropical cyclone Oma.

World

World

WATCH: Chilling Footage As Icy Road Causes 47 Vehicle Pile Up

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Shocking footage has emerged of a multi-vehicle crash on a United States highway which saw at least 47 vehicles collide.

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News

This Summer Snow Should Help Put Out The Tassie Bushfires

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It snows once or twice every summer in Tasmania, but this is particularly good timing.

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News

Strong Winds Blow Dust Haze Across Sydney

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Hot conditions and strong winds have brought a haze across the city and the east coast of NSW.

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News

Dirty Politics: Dust Storms Strike Canberra As Parliament Resumes

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One day into the new Parliamentary year and the nation's capital is already dirty.

National

National

Gale Of Two Cities: It's 36 In Sydney While A Cold Snap Brings Winter To Melbourne

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Summer in Melbourne just switched to a commercial break. It'll be back after these rather chilly messages.

National

National

Amazing Time-Lapse Of Flooded Qld Train Tracks Going Under

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The 6:30 am service to Corella Creek has been delayed... by about three metres of floodwater

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News

This Astronomical Figure Explains Just How Much Rain Townsville Copped

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We understand natural disasters through a human face, but sometimes the numbers tell the real story.

National

National

Mateship Shines As Queenslanders Help Each Other Through Disaster

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As residents fled flood-ravaged towns in Queensland with just the clothes on their back, one family headed to the river wreckage to rescue their neighbours' treasured belongings.

World

World

The #FrozenPants Challenge, The Lighter Side To The Extreme Cold Snap

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Americans are freezing in extreme cold weather, but frozen pants have littered front yards across the U.S., as people entertain themselves during the cold snap.

National

National

Urgent Flood Warning As Dam Gates Fully Opened In Townsville

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Residents must evacuate immediately to higher ground as the gates to the Ross River dam have opened fully, spewing 2000 cubic metres of water per second.

National

National

WATCH: Unsuspecting Beachgoer Wiped Out By Rogue Surfboard

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A camera switched on at just the right time at Cronulla Beach has captured the exact moment an out-of-control surfboard slammed into a beachgoer.

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News

Australia's Hottest Month On Record: The Numbers Are Unbelievable

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So many records were broken, we hardly know where to begin.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Charges Cheating Ex $180 To Talk To Her

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

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News

Phew! After Hottest Day Of The Year, Sydneysiders Celebrate the Southerly

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"It's here! We can live again."

World

World

Frostbite In Five Minutes: People Urged To Stay Indoors During Deadly Cold Snap

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A ferocious cold snap bearing down on the US Midwest and Great Plains has left six people dead and all but closed down some major cities.

National

National

Cow Swept Out To Sea, Tractors Washed Away In Wild Townsville Floods

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Shipping containers have been washed away and animals are missing, as wild weather and rising floodwaters hits north Queensland.

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News

US Police Arrest Elsa From 'Frozen' For Bringing Polar Vortex To City

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Let her go!

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News

Chicago Is About To Get Colder Than Everest And Antarctica

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Americans have been told to 'avoid taking deep breaths and to minimise talking' as a once-in-a-generation deep freeze settles over the US.

World

World

Does America's Extreme Cold Mean That Climate Change Is A Myth?

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According to climate sceptics, record cold temperatures and snowfall are proof that global warming isn't real. The sceptics are wrong.

National

National

Massive Rainfall In Daintree Sees Flood Warnings And Record River Levels

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Australia's summer of freak weather is continuing after the Daintree river saw its levels reach a record 12.6 metres, beating a mark set in 1901.

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News

One Horrible Weather Word To Make Every Melburnian Despair

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You do not ever, EVER want to see this 10-letter word in the weather forecast.

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News

Adelaide Just Reached Its Hottest Temperature On Record

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At 1:42 pm, history was created in Adelaide.

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News

41 Degrees After Midnight: This Outpost Just Had Australia's Hottest Night Ever

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You might think you had trouble getting to sleep last night. Well, just be grateful you weren't in Noona.

National

National

The Grapes Of Warmth: Famous Wine Area Wilts In 47 Degree Heat

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The good news is the grapes are OK for now. The bad news is there's a severe risk of grape sunburn. Yes, that's a thing.

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News

Australia's Coldest Place Just Had Its Hottest Day Ever

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In winter it plummeted to minus 14.2. On Wednesday, it had its first 30 degree day.

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News

City Famous For Hot Air Setting Intense Heat Records This Summer

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Usually when you hear talk of hot air in Canberra, it's in reference to the stuff coming out of Parliament House.

World

World

100 Naked People Plunge Into Freezing Water To Purify Their Souls

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All they were wearing were loincloths as they sank into the freezing cold water in the name of cleansing their souls.

National

National

Australia Just Had A Record Hot Year. This Is Our 'New Normal'.

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Australia has just sweltered through the third-hottest year on record, with climate experts warning of "extreme" temperatures and a lengthening fire danger season is the country's "new normal".

National

National

Damage Bill From 'Catastrophic' Hail Soars To $670M, With More Storms To Come

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The cleanup from a hailstorm that saw hockey-ball-sized stones smash Sydney has only just begun as the damage bill soars to more than $670 million. 

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News

Storm Chaos After Sydney Drops From 40 To 24 Degrees

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A severe thunderstorm warning for damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall has been issued for many parts of NSW, including Sydney.

National

National

Paraglider Sucked Into Sky By 'Dust Tornado' And Survives

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“Get the f**k away from the mountain, just get the f**k away from the mountain!"

Life

Life

How To Keep Cool In Summer When You Don't Have Air-Con

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No A/C? No worries. Here are some super chill hacks to help you beat the heat this summer.

World

World

Flat Screen TVs, Furniture, Toys And Clothes Wash Up On Beaches

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Islanders have helped themselves to a whole heap of free goods after hundreds of containers fell off of a cargo ship.

National

National

NSW To Be Smashed By Another Hail And Thunder Storm

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Giant hail and damaging winds are predicted as NSW braces for another summer storm.

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News

When Beaches Burn: The Hottest Coastal Towns In Australia

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Ah, the coast. Soothing sea breezes. Respite from the worst of the summer heat.

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News

'Like A Furnace': Australia's Hottest Town Has Its Hottest Day Ever

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Excuse us for using the word "bloody", but it's bloody hot pretty much everywhere today. Bloody record-breaking heat.

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News

In This Week's Heatwave, One Aussie Suburb Will Sizzle Like No Other

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This week's heatwave will bring prolonged extreme heat to a wide area of eastern Australia.

National

National

Australia To Swelter Through Christmas In First Day Of Heatwave

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Put down the umbrellas and turn on the air conditioner, we're about to swelter through a heatwave.

National

National

NSW Wakes To Widespread Damage After 'Catastrophic' Storm

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The damage is expected to cost millions after extreme storms and huge hail stones battered NSW.

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Updated

Hockey-Ball-Size Hailstones Smash Sydney

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A series of extremely fast-moving storms have swept through Sydney, dumping hail and delaying flights at the airport.

National

National

Christmas Weather: It's Looking Like An Absolute Cracker

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Santa, this Christmas weather might be your best gift of all.

National

National

Bizarre Afternoon Fog Hits Sydney

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The fog that has descended upon Sydney will be hanging around for a while.

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National

Hero Truckie Saves Young Family From Horror Storm

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As rain and strong winds lashed her car, Queensland mum Emily Clarke became gravely worried about the precious cargo in the back seat. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Alleged Chinese Restaurant Robber Gets Stuck In Grease Vent For Two Day

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Lightning Sparks Fire As Severe Thunderstorms Batter Sydney

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A property in western Sydney has been badly damaged by fire as multiple severe thunderstorm cells wreak havoc across the city.

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National

Drivers Trapped In Floodwaters As Wild Weather Batters Australia

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About 17 drivers have been rescued from their cars and trucks in Victoria's north-east as the state is battered with storms and torrential rain. 

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News

'Zombie Storm', Massive Rainfall Set To Hit Australia

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Australia is set to be smashed by 'the biggest weather event of the year', part of a so-called 'zombie storm' to hit the southern parts of the country.

World

World

Climate Change Directly Responsible For Some Extreme Weather Events: Study

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Many of the world's most extreme weather events in 2017 were made more likely and, in some cases, even caused by human activity and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report published Monday.

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News

Drought-Ravaged Australia Is About To Get Drenched

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Big, big rain is likely to drench large parts of eastern Australia this week including in many drought-ravaged areas that need it most. But will it be enough to break the drought?

National

National

Large Hailstones, Damaging Winds: NSW Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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A severe weather warning has been issued for areas in south-east NSW, with thunderstorms likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Real Life 'Planet Of The Apes' Has More Monkeys Than Ever

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Summer Safety Warning: Alcohol & Water A Deadly Combination

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Blokes and booze. It can be a bad mix at the best of times but new research suggests it’s a commonly deadly combination in and around the nation’s rivers.

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Updated

Three Dead, Clean Up Continues After Sydney Storm

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The deluge started early on Wednesday morning and the state received over 100 millimetres of rain in just three hours.

Sydney Storm

Sydney Storm

Sydney, You're Absolutely Nailing It Today

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A city of whingers has become a city of doers.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queensland Fires And Rain Deluge In NSW

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

LIVE

LIVE

Commuter Chaos As Wild Weather Smashes Sydney

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The deluge started early on Wednesday morning with some parts of the state set to receive over 100 millimetres of rain in just a few hours.

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News

The Suburb Set To Roast As "Extreme" Temperatures Near

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One of the country's most densely populated regions is also its warmest, with temperatures set to get even hotter in coming years.

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News

Snowvember! Wild Scenes As Aussie Blizzard Rages One Week Before Summer

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The same weather system which brought dust storms to NSW has an excellent new trick.

Health

Health

More Warnings As Dust Enshrouds Sydney

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At-risk people are being urged to stay indoors if Sydney sees a repeat of the famous dust storm on Thursday.

National

National

NSW In The Firing Line As Wild Dust Storms Blanket Town

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A thick layer of deep red dust was thrown across a country NSW town on Tuesday, the latest example of stunning and nightmarish storms from the desert.

National

National

The Crazy Reason Why It Could Snow Just Weeks From The Start Of Summer

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Don't put those winter coats away just yet, people.

World

World

Terrifying Footage Emerges As Italy Is Ravaged By The Worst Storm In Decades

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The worst storm in decades has ravaged Italy causing widespread flooding and damage stretching from the north-east of the country all the way to Sicily. 

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News

Powerful Winds Picking Up Dust In Melbourne

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Some Melburnians have woken up to a dusty morning after a sweltering night.

National

National

Australia, Prepare To Get Sweaty: Extreme Heat On The Way

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Here it comes.

National

National

Here’s How To Stay Safe In A Storm, Because Lightning Does Strike Twice

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The death of a man struck by lightning at a racecourse in Dubbo yesterday is a tragic reminder of the ruthlessness of nature’s power.

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News

Severe Storms Strike Sydney Moments Before Invictus Games Ceremony

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The sky is not falling, but it kind of feels like it is.

Royals Down Under

Royals Down Under

Harry And Meghan Are So Bloody Awesome They Even Made It Rain

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It's raining in Dubbo. This has not happened much lately.

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Updated

Pluck Me! Tornado Warnings Issued For QLD As Large Hail Ravages Properties

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A tornado warning has been issued for southeast Queensland, as the region continues to be battered by destructive winds and large hail.

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Updated

'Seek Refuge Immediately' Potentially Catastrophic Storm Hits US

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Hurricane Micheal has claimed its first victim after making landfall on the Florida Panhandle.

National

National

Sydney Airport Flights Delayed By Wild Weather

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Some passengers are experiencing delays of approximately an hour.

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News

Wild Weather: Australia Braces for Week-Long Deluge

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Brace for a downpour Australia, because the wet weather is here to stay.

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News

Australia, With Summer Comes Cyclones

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Authorities are warning we need to be ready for the deadly consequences of tropical cyclones this summer season.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

Rain Hits Drought Affected Areas But More Is Needed

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Some drought-affected areas across New South Wales are receiving a much-needed drop of rain, though more is needed to ease the current dry.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Tsunami Death Toll Over 800 And Cooper Cronk's Secret Injury

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All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

National

National

Australia Headed For A 'Double Whammy' Of A Hot And Dry Spring

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Australia is headed into a 'double whammy' of weather events that'll put the nation on track for an unusually hot and dry spring and summer.

National

National

Ferries Cancelled As Sydney Engulfed By Thick Fog

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Sydney commuters trying to catch ferries on Thursday morning were thrown into chaos by a thick fog engulfing the city.

National

National

Hail Turns Sydney Streets White For Second Time This Month

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If you missed out on the snowfields this season, some Sydney suburbs could be the next best thing.

World

World

Reporter "Bracing For His Life" Against Hurricane Florence Goes Viral

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Viral footage of a U.S. reporter being 'swept away' by Hurricane Florence has been criticised as fake.

News

News

Wild Weather Ahead: Soaring Temps, Fire Bans, Snow And A Cold Front

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Soaring temperatures, fire danger and even snow.

World

World

'Mass Devastation' Predicted In Super Storms Florence and Mangkhut

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"Catastrophic" conditions expected in the U.S. and Asia

National

National

Sydneysiders Snowboard In The Streets After Hail Turns Suburbs White

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When life gives you hail stones.

News

News

'Too Black For TV': Weather Presenter Reduced To Tears After Abuse

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Belgium weather presenter Cécile Djunga has broken down and called for respect and change after a year of unrelenting abuse.

National

National

Why Is It So Bloody Cold And How Long Will It Last?

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The Sydney Harbour Brrrrrridge.

World

World

Hurricane Lane Bears Down On Hawaii's Big Island

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Hawaii's southernmost island is bearing the brunt of the Category 4 storm, but the rest of the state, including Honolulu, lies directly in its path.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump Slams Ex-Lawyer, Hurricane Barrels Towards Hawaii

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Eight Metre Waves To Slam Australia In Huge Swell Coming This Week

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This week's waves will easily be the biggest so far during 2018.

News

News

NSW And Queensland Shiver Through Icy Start To Weekend

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Millions of Aussies are shivering through Saturday morning.

National

National

Thick Fog Causes Transport Delays Across Sydney

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All ferry services have been cancelled.

National

National

Severe Weather Warning as Extreme Cold Front Hits Australia

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Severe weather is on its way.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

8 Hotspots (Literally) To Escape The Cold This Winter

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Some of these hotspots are closer than you might think.