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Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.
Megan Levy Sydneysiders still drying out from Monday's deluge can expect another soggy and windy start today, but there is the prospect of a little sun on the horizon by the afternoon.
Megan Levy Sydneysiders have been warned to brace themselves for days of wild weather, with heavy rain striking the metropolitan area during the morning peak followed by an afternoon of damaging winds.
Megan Levy Which animal would win in a fight between a croc and a shark?
Megan Levy Firefighters are battling a blaze at a Newcastle home that may have been sparked by a lightning strike as thunderstorms and heavy rain swept over the area on Friday morning.
Megan Levy A fog blanket that shrouded large parts of Sydney on Wednesday morning should lift by midday, giving way to a mostly sunny afternoon.
Megan Levy A bodyboarder has suffered abdominal injuries after colliding with a dolphin in the surf on the NSW south coast, paramedics say.
Megan Levy A large python has swallowed a pet dog that was chained up inside its kennel in a backyard in northern NSW.
Megan Levy A previously unidentified species of giant jellyfish is invading southern Tasmania this summer, baffling scientists after one of the animals washed up on the beach.
Megan Levy Sydney is set for a dry New Year's Eve - in terms of the weather at least.
Megan Levy Revellers who are planning to hit the beach or the backyard cricket pitch on Christmas Day have been urged to start the action early.
Megan Levy NSW is mopping up after another extreme weather event, with roofs torn of homes and one woman struck by lightning as severe thunderstorms and gale-force winds tore across a large part of the state.
Megan Levy Fire authorities say they are extremely disappointed in the actions of two eight-year-old boys who were caught trying to light a fire in the Hunter region on what was forecast to be a potentially...
Megan Levy Strong wind gusts of up to 100km/h are fanning large bushfires already burning across parts of NSW, while new blazes are breaking out in the afternoon's deteriorating conditions.
Megan Levy Rain that fell overnight on four major bushfires burning in the Blue Mountains and the southern highlands actually hampered firefighting efforts, authorities said, as strengthening winds had already...
Megan Levy Firefighters battling the worst NSW fire disaster in nearly half a century have successfully prevented spot fires from jumping a major road in the Blue Mountains overnight, but they are now facing...
Emma Partridge, Megan Levy Catherine Hubbard might have suffocated in smoke had it not been for a phone call.
Peter Hannam, Megan Levy Hundreds of firefighters were spared a repeat of extreme weather conditions on Wednesday as they toiled to contain blazes on Sydney's western fringe and in the Blue Mountains.
Megan Levy and Peter Hannam A large grass fire could threaten homes in Sydney's west as the temperature soars past 30 degrees, firefighters say.
Megan Levy Dive photographer Robbert Westerdyk and a group of friends made the gruesome discovery of a tied up mako shark at the HMAS Adelaide wreck on the NSW central coast.
Megan Levy A dead two-metre shark that was found strung up by its tail and slashed across the torso in waters off the NSW central coast was probably still alive when it was targeted, according to a diver who...