Sudden storms plunge greater Sydney into cold, dark chaos

SPORT A storm hits Randwick Races, delaying the 8th race on Saturday 15 March 2014.  Pic JENNY EVANS

Manuel Mitternacht Heavy rain storms swept over the Sydney basin and from the mid-central coast down to Kiama on Saturday afternoon.

Easing winds and a cold snap to help firefighters

NEWS-NCH Police close Redhead Road Redhead.
Photo by PHIL HEARNE  Thursday 24th October 2013.

Peter Hannam Moderating winds are likely to see the threat from bushfires recede over coming days before another day of danger next Tuesday, forecasters say.

Rain buckets down as Melbourne is caught in cold snap

Rain pours in Melbourne.

Deborah Gough Just 17 days from summer and Melbourne is awash with rain – cold rain.

Canberra cold snap revives winter a week after fire alerts

Snowfall at Thredbo.

Tom McIlroy Canberra's wet weather is set to continue for the rest of Monday, with forecasters predicting another 5 to 10 millimeters.

Record cold clocked in Antarctica


A new look at NASA satellite data says the earth has set a new record for lowest temperature recorded.

Canberra's weekend weather to change from hot to cold

Jakob Zupancic (4), from Garran at Phillip pool on Thursday afternoon enjoyiong the warmer weather.

Hamish Boland-Rudder It’s hot then it’s cold, it’s wet then it snows. Or at least that’s what the current forecast predicts for Canberra and the surrounding region over the weekend and into early next week.

Cold, rain and hail set to hit Victoria on Tuesday

Wind and storms are expected in Melbourne.

Jessica Wright As commuters make their way into work this morning, they would be forgiven for thinking they had been temporarily transported to more southern climes - like Antarctica.

Cold weather no llama drama

University of Sydney Student Andre James with the Alpacas on a cold foggy winter morning at Alpaca Magic farm near Sutton.
The Canberra Times
26 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Ian Warden On these bitterly frosty mornings the shuddering humans of Canberra and region might envy the alpacas and llamas of Glynda Bluhm's Alpaca Magic property near Sutton.

Cold comfort for Brumbies, Raiders fans


Matthew Raggatt The Brumbies and Raiders fans heading to Canberra Stadium on Saturday and Sunday are set to be greeted by the year’s coldest weekend.

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Final salute to sun as cold front hits

Sarah Whyte Conditions this winter have suited beach lovers more than snowboarders - until now.

Tough love in a cold climate

News: At Blue Gum preschool, students spend all day on Wednesday outdoors no matter what the weather conditions. This teaches the children that there's no such thing as bad weather. Finn Conlan, not so happy to be in the cold. 19th of June 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Hamish Boland-Rudder The forecast lows are below zero, and there are even hints of snow in the Canberra air over the next few days; the capital is one place in Australia that when people complain "it's freezing", it...

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Clean Energy $100m deal gets Coalition cold shoulder

Greg Hunt

Tom Arup Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation has launched its first investment, committing to a joint $100 million energy efficiency loan program with the Commonwealth Bank.

Sydney set for cold blast on Friday

James Casey Sydneysiders should enjoy today's pleasant weather as a spell of cold, wet and windy weather is due to set in on Friday.

Cold spell has the city shivering


Hamish Boland-Rudder, Fleta Page There’s a cold breeze blowing from the south, snow dusting the Brindabellas, and the first frost expected within days – and it’s not even Anzac Day yet in Canberra.

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Snows hit Thredbo, cold weekend for Sydney


Rachel Olding Snow has fallen early on ski fields in NSW and Victoria as a cold snap hits both states.

Cold winds, rain deliver a freezing day


Adrian Lowe and Stephen Cauchi Winds and humidity push the apparent temperature below freezing in the CBD and northern suburbs.

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Get ready for a cold, wet weekend

wild weather.

Craig Butt Be sure to rug up if you're going to the footy this weekend, because we're in for a chilly couple of days.

Some like it cold as sea life moves south

David Wroe Ocean species that used to live off Sydney half a century ago now inhabit the Southern Ocean as climate change drives fish, plankton and microbes to colder waters, a scientific snapshot of marine...

It's raining snow, as Canberra shivers through cold blast

Snow Matthew bowers of queanbeyan near corin Forrest.

Hamish Boland-Rudder While his younger sister Emily sat huddled up in the warm car, Matthew Bowers launched into the snow for the first time in his life and soon the snowballs were flying.

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Spring's almost sprung but a cold blast awaits

Spring weather.

Annabel Ross Flowers are blossoming, birds are chirping, spring is in the air. Or is it?