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Wild, chill winds set to lash Melbourne

Caroline Zielinski Strong winds will batter most parts of Victoria before a cold front sets in at midnight, bringing with it rain and potential gusts of up to 100km/h.

Victoria weather calms after wild Tuesday

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Caroline Zielinski Victorians - thousands still without power - are mopping up after an icy, cyclone-like storm thrashed the state causing transport chaos, mass blackouts and a storm surge that broke the Yarra River's...

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Weather warning as freezing wind gusts hit Victoria

Caroline Zielinski Wild weather is lashing Victoria, playing havoc with the train network and closing roads in the state's alpine region as holidaymakers head for the snow fields.

Melbourne weather: wind, storms and hail herald winter

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Caroline Zielinski Melburnians should brace themselves for a week of blustery winds, storms and hail as winter sets in with a vengeance.

Summer night in May keeps snow away

Sunrise over Melbourne - for Melbourne express

Caroline Zielinski Early-risers in Melbourne woke to a rare "summer effect" on Tuesday, with overnight temperatures soaring to 22 degrees just after 4am.

While Melbourne chills, northern Victoria bakes again

Sydney siders brace for unseasonably hot temperatures (Thumbnail)

Caroline Zielinski While Melburnians can look forward to relatively comfortable temperatures in the coming week, Victoria's north and north-west will be sweltering through seven straight days of intense, 40-degree heat.

Melbourne and Victoria to bake through another hot day

Caroline Zielinski Melbourne is expected bake through another day of extreme heat, with a temperature of 42 degrees expected to hit the city about 3pm and if a cool change arrives, it will be amid a storm.

Fire warning as temperatures set to soar Saturday

By 2050 the number of heatwave days could more than triple in Melbourne.

Caroline Zielinski Victorians are being urged to prepare for a dangerous fire day on Saturday, with temperatures predicted to soar to more than 40 degrees in parts of the state.

Melburnians in Vietnam batten down the hatches

Victorian music teacher Karen Leonard.

Caroline Zielinski Communities in Vietnam are preparing for the worst after seeing the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

RSPCA rescues 100 dogs in puppy farm raid

Puppies rescued from puppy farm.

Caroline Zielinski More than 100 dogs have been surrendered to the RSPCA after the organisation raided a puppy farm in a small town north-west of Bendigo.

Frosty start, wet weekend for Melbourne

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Caroline Zielinski Melburnians have woken to a frosty Friday morning – the third coldest in a decade.

Portland inundated as wet conditions persist

Caroline Zielinski Heavy rainfall and torrid winds have caused chaos in Victoria's south-west, resulting in the collapse of a major road, the closure of others and flooded homes.

Victoria battered by strong winds

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Caroline Zielinski Strong winds have whipped through Victoria in the past 24 hours, causing damage to roads, trees, buildings and power lines throughout the state.

Earthquake strikes Melbourne's east

The home of Philip Muscara, below which the earthquake originated

Caroline Zielinski A 1.5-magnitude earthquake has struck Lilydale in Melbourne's east this morning, with residents throughout the Yarra Ranges feeling tremors.

Tornado flattens north-eastern towns

Denison County Caravan Park Mulwala.

Caroline Zielinski The results of the tornado which ravaged north-east Victoria are emerging, with countless homes damaged and many considered uninhabitable.

Winds set to fan fires as mercury climbs

Caroline Zielinski Fire danger conditions in Victoria today are likely to be dynamic, with strong winds forecast for the North Central district of the state.