Leila Abdallah Sydney experienced its own gale-force winds, massive surf and soggy conditions as severe weather warnings were broadcast throughout Saturday.
Rachel Olding Sydney's long summer has gone to the dogs, with weeks of drizzle driving beachgoers off the sand and into autumn hibernation.
Ben Westcott Emergency Services have responded to 43 calls for help as parks, sporting fields, roads and dams close.
Ben Westcott Fog, rain and potential thunderstorms will cap off a wet week for Canberra, with more than 70mm of rain falling on the territory so far in March.
Heavy rain in Sydney on Monday caused flash flooding, as forecasters warned of a wet week ahead.
Natalie Bochenski A farmer who bared his bottom to celebrate much-needed rain says being blocked on Facebook will not stop his nude salutes to the sky.
Staff reporters The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for Sydney due to the risk of flash flooding from heavy rains forecast for today.
Peter Hannam Soaking rains are spreading across much of southern NSW but Sydney and the drought-hit northern third of the state are likely to miss the biggest falls, meteorologists say.
Inga Ting, Bianca Hall Farmers in the state's north-west could be thanking the heavens in coming days for the heaviest rainfall in years in the drought-stricken region.
Communities in Queensland's north are braced for days of heavy rain as the state's first cyclone of the season threatens to form.
Amanda Hoh Emergency services attended just over 190 calls across the state due to roof damage, leaking roofs and tree branches coming down after heavy rainfall and thunderstorms swept across parts of the state.
Bridie Smith The severe thunderstorm that drenched Geelong just after 5.30pm on Wednesday dumped more than 50 millimetres of rain in an hour.
Peter Hannam It is said that one way to break a drought is to announce the construction of a monster desalination plant that is thereby doomed to lie dormant as rain fill the reservoirs.
Julie Power A poncho or a raincoat is probably not the pinnacle of Mardi Gras fashion, but forecasters recommend partygoers dress for the wet tonight because it seems likely to rain on the parade.
Peter Hannam and Amanda Hoh Heavy rain has started sweeping into Sydney's northern suburbs, with the south and west also getting a soaking on Wednesday afternoon, just as people head home from work.
Tim Barlass, Lucy Carroll Fires were threatening more homes in Blue Mountains villages on Saturday as western Sydney faced blisteringly hot weather forecasts and residents from devastated towns came to terms with the loss of...
Peter Hannam Firefighters and threatened communities face two days of very high to extreme fire danger with winds already gusting to 70 km/h early on Wednesday, and Sydney on course to match October records for...
Peter Hannam Sydney and surrounding areas are likely to collect their best rainfall totals in more than four months in coming days, helping to douse bushfires and bring temperatures back to more typical spring...
Lucy Carroll Sydney has recorded its highest three-day rainfall for November in six years, helping to extinguish bushfires at Kemps Creek and Austral in the city's west.
Deborah Gough Just 17 days from summer and Melbourne is awash with rain – cold rain.