Adrian Lowe is a news reporter for theage.com.au and has previously covered social media and courts. He joined The Age in 2008 from the Bendigo Advertiser.
Adrian Lowe It is not yet winter, but already Victoria's alpine region has seen its second snowfall this year.
Adrian Lowe Residents in Victoria's north-east have told of their terror as a tornado smashed through towns, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
Adrian Lowe Severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and large hailstones have moved across the Melbourne metropolitan area and are dumping rain on the outer eastern suburbs.
Deborah Gough and Adrian Lowe Victoria's tempestuous end to summer appears set for another dramatic turn with the weather bureau issuing warnings of widespread heavy rain as fresh storms move in.
Adrian Lowe A police station, a supermarket and dozens of homes were damaged as storms whipped Melbourne overnight.
Adrian Lowe Fire crews are battling a large and out-of-control bushfire in the state's alpine region.
Henrietta Cook and Adrian Lowe A cool change has brought relief to fire-ravaged Gippsland despite two suspicious fires being lit around lunchtime.
Adrian Lowe Communities in the state's east are being told to stay alert as fires continue to burn ahead of hot and dangerous conditions predicted for Thursday.
Adrian Lowe Fire authorities say they’re confident of controlling a fast-moving grassfire that’s threatened homes north of Melbourne.
Jared Lynch, Nino Bucci, Adrian Lowe, Tom Arup A FEROCIOUS, fast-moving bushfire was expected to hit a small town in Victoria's east where 10 people were sheltering with no escape. The latest threat comes after a man died at Seaton in Gippsland.
Adrian Lowe It's set to be another sleepless night for many people in Melbourne after what is forecast to be a sweltering day.
Adrian Lowe That doona you pulled out from storage at the weekend to put back on the bed? Don't get too used to it being there.
Nino Bucci, Bridie Smith and Adrian Lowe Homes near Ballarat were destroyed and seven people treated in hospital after an out-of-control grass fire swept through Snake Valley on Tuesday night
Adrian Lowe It seems Melbourne's big heat is on the way out - at least for now.
Adrian Lowe and Stephen Cauchi Melbourne has been issued with a severe thunderstorm warning by the Bureau of Meteorology for at least the next hour.
Monkey goes shopping
Adrian Lowe Shoppers at Swedish furniture giant Ikea can often be forgiven for wondering about the purpose of many of its baffling range of products.
Adrian Lowe Sweltering one day, shivering the next - that's the prospect Melburnians face this weekend, continuing the city's up-and-down weather of the past fortnight.
Adrian Lowe Gale-force winds have swept through Melbourne overnight, with residents in south-eastern suburbs buffeted most.
Adrian Lowe The boss of the company that is building the embattled Victorian desalination plant has defended cost-blow-outs for the controversial project, saying that he had simply done what he was asked to do...
Adrian Lowe It's going to be a long, hard night, but in the preceding hours, it's going to be even worse.