Peter Hannam Above-average temperatures and rain deficits mean Australia’s main population centres can expect a more active bushfire season this summer than usual.
Peter Hannam Sydney commuters can expect another soggy journey home as the remnants of an east coast low continue to bucket coastal regions of the state.
Summer heatwaves and downpours have become more frequent in the northern hemisphere this century, apparently because extreme weather can get trapped for weeks in the same place in a warming world, a...
Lucy Cormack If you thought Monday felt particularly chilly - you were right. At 12 degrees Monday was the coldest day of the year for Sydney and overnight rainfall was the heaviest since April.
Rose Powell Sydneysiders should brace themselves for a very wet weekend that will heralded by thick dark clouds rolling across our skies on Saturday, ready to rain for days.
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.
Peter Hannam Sydney’s run of above-average warmth will be broken on Saturday - but only briefly before temperatures start picking up again.
Henry Belot Canberra is set to endure wet and wild conditions from Monday afternoon with wind gusts of up to 80km/h expected to blow through the city with 10-15mm of rain to fall by Tuesday evening.
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.
Heavy rain in Sydney on Monday caused flash flooding, as forecasters warned of a wet week ahead.
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.
Ben Westcott Emergency Services have responded to 43 calls for help as parks, sporting fields, roads and dams close.
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.
Peter Hannam, Environment Editor The Roaring Forties, the Southern Ocean winds which once bore European sailors to Australia and the East Indies, are becoming more like the Furious Fifties as climate change triggers a shift in key...
Peter Hannam A burst of growth in the wake of drought-breaking rains across inland Australia in 2011 helped to turn the country into one of the world's biggest carbon sinks, new research has found.
Communities in Queensland's north are braced for days of heavy rain as the state's first cyclone of the season threatens to form.
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.