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Megan Levy

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.

Sydney weather: city set for four days over 30 degrees

Megan Levy Summer is officially still two months off, but Sydney is already gearing up for its first blast of beach weather.

With warm weather and sunshine, dozy afternoons are back

Georgina Mitchell and Megan Levy Costas Pavlou, the owner of Kensington's Claypot Taverna, is one of many enjoying the sunshine.

Sydney to crack 30 degrees on long weekend of sport

Sydney is set for a sunny and hot long weekend, forecasters say.

Megan Levy As if the prospect of an upcoming long weekend wasn't enough to look forward to.

Shark photobombs swimmers off Bondi Beach

Spot Anderson spotted the shark in the photograph when he downloaded the image. But was it a hoax?

Megan Levy As far as photobombs go, this one's quite jaw-dropping.

Sydney weather: cold front to hit city, ending run of warm days

Sydneysiders have been basking in warm weather since the start of September, but that's about to change.

Anna Patty and Megan Levy Sydney's sunny start to spring is about to take a turn for the worse when a southerly change hits the city, bringing the prospect of showers for the next week and considerably cooler conditions.

Warragamba Dam spilling as flood threat downgraded

Warragamba Dam during an earlier spill.

Megan Levy Water has started spilling over the Warragamba Dam wall for the first time since 2013, but the flood threat for low-lying areas along the Nepean River has been revised downwards.

Evacuation ordered due to 'imminent failure' of Jerrara Dam near Kiama

Water flows over the edge of Jerrara Dam, west of Kiama.

Megan Levy Residents near a decomissioned dam on the NSW South Coast have been ordered to evacuate their homes due to the "imminent failure" of the waterway.

Sydney weather: wild storm dumps rain and hail on city

Local farmer crosses the flooded Illawarra Highway at Albion Park after heavy falls across the region.

Kate Aubusson and Megan Levy Hail and heavy rain pelted parts of Sydney on Monday night, with hailstones as large as 20 cent coins reported in some suburbs.

Hunter Sabrina Corgatelli defiantly posts photos of dead giraffe in wake of Cecil the lion furore

Sabrina Corgatelli wrote that she

Megan Levy A woman who defiantly posted photographs of herself posing with a giraffe she killed in South Africa has defended big game trophy hunting, insisting hunters were not "cold-hearted killers".

Cecil the lion: dentist Walter Palmer writes apology letter to patients

Hunter Walter James Palmer, left, with another lion he killed.

Megan Levy Walter Palmer, the US dentist and big game hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has written a letter to his patients apologising for the disruption to their treatment while the...

Dogs maul pet animals to death at cafe 2773 in Blue Mountains

Missy, the smaller white pig, and Morris survived the attack but suffered puncture wounds.

Megan Levy Two dogs have raided an animal pen at a popular cafe and restaurant in the Blue Mountains overnight and mauled a number of farmyard pets to death.

Surfer's fears after watching friend die in shark attack at Ballina

Moving message: Angie Takanami.

Megan Levy A surfer who watched her friend bleed to death after being bitten by a shark says she is "scared shitless" to paddle out into the surf, following an increased number of sightings around the NSW north...

Up to 50 sharks filmed swimming in knee-deep water in England

A school of up to 50 sharks filmed near Chichester in West Sussex by Peter Hughes of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Megan Levy Remarkable footage has emerged of up to 50 sharks swimming in knee-deep water just metres off the southern coast of England this week.

Sydney weather: Icy start to working week as snow falls on Queensland border

Pedestrians make their way through the wet streets of Sydney on Monday morning.

Megan Levy Icy winds sweeping across Sydney have delivered a biting start to the working week, with commuters enduring conditions that felt near-freezing in the city on Monday.

Stunning footage of shark feasting on a whale

Stunning footage of shark feasting on a whale (Thumbnail)Click to play video

Megan Levy A dead eleven metre sperm whale washed ashore on Sapphire Beach, north of Coffs Harbour after a shark was spotted biting into its carcass. Footage supplied by Brett Vercoe.

Close-up footage shows sharks feasting on whale carcass off Coffs Harbour

A shark feeds on the carcass of a sperm whale near Coffs Harbour on Thursday.

Megan Levy Incredible footage has emerged of a group of sharks feeding on the carcass of a sperm whale off the coast of Coffs Harbour.

Surfer 'knocked off board at Lennox Head', day after shark mauling at Ballina

Matt Lee

Megan Levy A surfer has been knocked off his board by a shark at Lennox Head on Friday morning, just kilometres from the beach where a bodyboarder was mauled by a suspected great white the previous day,...

Panic as bluebottle washes up on New Jersey beach

The bluebottle, or Portuguese Man O' War, that washed up on the beach in New Jersey.

Megan Levy One small bluebottle has caused panic on the shores of New Jersey. 

Wedding Cake Rock 'at risk of collapsing into the sea'

A man performs a handstand near the edge of Wedding Cake Rock.

Megan Levy A unique cliff-top rock formation in the Royal National Park that has become an unlikely social media star is at risk of collapsing at any time into the sea, a new study has shown.

Sydney weather: Deluge drenches city, but don't despair for the weekend

Sydney is being deluged.

Megan Levy Parts of Sydney have recorded their wettest June day in seven years - but those looking forward to getting out and about this weekend need not despair.