After a hot, dry start to the year, Australia is in for a drenching over the next three months, a weather forecaster says.
Peter Hannam A big east coast low brought heavy rains to parts of Sydney, with more expected on Friday.
Peter Hannam Australia's exceptionally warm weather has extended into May, giving the country its second-hottest start to the year on record.
Rachel Olding Parts of Sydney were hit by flash floods on Wednesday morning with nearly 30 millimetres of rain falling in half an hour in some areas.
Peter Hannam Sydneysiders are being advised to keep their umbrellas handy.
Peter Hannam The Warragamba Dam, Sydney's main water reservoir, will continue to spill as weather forecasters tip more rain to fall across the catchment in coming days.
Louis Andrews, Lisa Cox, Fleta Page Canberra could be headed for a day of weather extremes, with a storm predicted for later today after hours of heightened fire alert.
Peter Hannam A LEADING weather researcher says Australia's great heatwave this year and low rainfall have left some regions ''primed to go''.
Tom Arup As Australia recovers from last week's record-breaking temperatures, the head of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says it is clear heatwaves are occurring more...
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Hamish Boland-Rudder Raincoats could be the order of the day for Canberrans visiting the Royal Canberra Show, as the capital feels the fringe of a wet, windy weather system bringing severe conditions to the NSW coast.
Ilya Gridneff and Megan Levy More than 500 Lismore households are preparing to evacuate as heavy rain from ex-tropical Oswald cyclone brings potentially severe flooding to the region.
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Parts of NSW have experienced their heaviest snow in years - and it's come in mid-October - as the state shivers through a severe cold change.
Peter Jean Motorists were puzzled this afternoon by the sight of a woman near the new Monaro Highway bridge holding up a plastic bottle in an attempt to capture the rain.
NSW has had its first taste of spring over the past few days, with most centres recording above average temperatures .
Amy Corderoy RECENT rains have brought life to the bush, but they also carry a potentially deadly side-effect: more grass creates the perfect fuel for fires at the same time as muddy ground makes the fighting of...
Steve Jacobs Sydney has been drenched since yesterday, receiving its heaviest June fall in five years.
Vince Chadwick Flooding, power blackouts, storm damage and road closures throughout eastern Victoria.
NSW has just had its gloomiest, wettest and coldest weekend of the year and now the sunshine is taking over, but only briefly.