Weather News

Tue 22 Oct 2019

Australia to be hit by searing heat spike

Australia to be hit by searing heat spike

It’s going to be an absolute scorcher of a week, above 30C just about everywhere, and that comes a day after one capital recorded its second hottest day ever.

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Polar pulse leads to thundersnow warning

Polar pulse leads to thundersnow warning

The end of the week will see a bizarre weather contrast with maximum temperatures 40C lower in VIC than some parts of QLD due to a vicious cold front

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

We’re supposed to be a month into sunny spring weather but this weekend is going to look more like winter with thunderstorms and chilly days.

Tradies to go home if mercury hits 28C

Tradies to go home if mercury hits 28C

Tradies could get an extra 13 days off under a controversial policy calling for tools down if temps hit 28C and humidity reaches 75 per cent.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Heaviest rain in seven months forecast

Heaviest rain in seven months forecast

What a change. After the heat, be prepared for a weekend washout as drenching rains set a course for the east coast.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Weather map turns freakish purple colour

Weather map turns freakish purple colour

The mercury is set to soar to blistering 15-year highs in eastern Australia, turning an entire state dark purple on weather forecast maps.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Mixed bag of weather this long weekend Australia-wide

Mixed bag of weather this long weekend Australia-wide

Sydney’s early taste of summer is over as it faces a cool and rainy start to the long weekend, while SA braces for dangerous fire conditions

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Politics aside as Labor backs drought natural disaster zones

Politics aside as Labor backs drought natural disaster zones

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has touched down in southeast Queensland to tour a drought-affected town, while two cabinet ministers do the same in NSW.

‘Near record’ temperatures set to scorch

‘Near record’ temperatures set to scorch

It’s only early spring but it’s about to feel like mid-summer as a double whammy of fronts sends the mercury in major cities way into the thirties.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Tough times flow for famed Ballandean winery

Tough times flow for famed Ballandean winery

They might have won every award under the sun this year but it isn't saving Golden Grove winery from some hardships.

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