Wet weather to clear before Canberra's sport filled weekend

Henry Belot Should the Raiders or the Giants record poor crowds on Saturday afternoon they won't be able to blame the snubbing on wet and wild weather as the Brumbies did last week.

Wet weather to bring up to 50mm of rain to Canberra region


Ben Westcott Emergency Services have responded to 43 calls for help as parks, sporting fields, roads and dams close.

Sydney weather: Hospital roof collapse and golf-ball sized hail as storm hits

A line of storms approach Sydney tracking from the south west.30th March 2014Photo: Wolter PeetersThe Sydney Morning Heraldphoto.JPG

Georgina Mitchell The roof of the Blue Mountains Hospital partially collapsed on Sunday night as wild weather including hail stones, flash flooding and blackouts spread across Sydney.

Sydney's abnormally warm weather has months to run


Peter Hannam Sydney and most of south-eastern Australia are likely to see warmer and drier than usual weather extending well into winter at least, forecasters say.

Wet weather ahead for Canberra

Photo: Cathy Breen

Henry Belot Canberra is set for a wet and possibly wild end to the week with rain and patchy weather forecast to last through the next several days.

Storms heading for Sydney, weather bureau warns


Melanie Kembrey Sydneysiders have been warned to bunker down with the possibility of hailstorms, heavy rainfall and strong winds heading their way.

Sydney weather warning: heavy rain forecast prompts flash flooding alert

Floods in Sydney

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.

Wild weather diverts planes to Canberra Airport

Storm Sunday night

Henry Belot and Ben Westcott Canberra is set for a wet and wild week with rainfall and grey skies to linger until the weekend.

Sydney wild weather: heavy rain causes flash flooding

Rain in Sydney

Heavy rain in Sydney on Monday caused flash flooding, as forecasters warned of a wet week ahead.

Wild weather rocks Sydney: One dead, two hit by lightning


Alexandra Back, Emma Partridge, Peter Hannam Wild weather rocked Sydney on Monday and left one man drowned, two struck by lightning and at least six people trapped in their cars on flooded streets.

Wild weather lashes Sydney

A wild thunderstorm affected sport all around the greater Sydney area. Pictures from various events by Steve Lunam, Jenny Evans and wire service photographers.

Ads to stay on weather bureau website

Alana Schetzer Commercial advertising will be a permanent feature of the Bureau of Meteorology website and the federal government has refused to rule out running ads on other publicly funded websites.

Australian water supplies at risk from extreme weather, study finds

Warragamba Dam.

Peter Hannam Australia's drinking water supplies are vulnerable to the increased intensity and frequency of extreme weather.

Perfect weather forecast for Australia Day

Stephen Cauchi Australia Day is shaping up to be an excellent day weatherwise, as is the holiday on Monday.

Brisbane weather: Flash floods hit city


Cameron Atfield Parts of Brisbane have been hit by flash floods as a large storm system set in on Thursday afternoon.

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Severe weather warning for ACT

NCH NEWS. The wet weather continues in Newcastle. People walking through Civic Park in the rain.
29th NOVEMBER 2013. Picture by SIMONE DE PEAK.

Ben Westcott Authorities have lifted a severe weather warning for the ACT region, saying the immediate threat had passed.

Hot weather burns across Canberra

At Dickson Pool on 11 January 2013, staring my nephew, Xavier McDonald, age 2.5.

Ben Westcott It's the second day of another potentially record-breaking heat wave and Canberrans are already sweating in the heat.

Wild weather puts climate change back in the political debate


Bitter cold in the United States might appear to contradict the notion of global warming, but with Britain's wettest winter and another hot summer in Australia, extreme weather events have pushed...

Sydney weather: heavy rain sweeps over city as commuters head home


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.

Weather: Farmers feel the heat as drought advances

rod barnes

Peter Hannam For grazier Rod Barnes, drought has advanced on his property and those of his neighbours in northern NSW much quicker than anybody expected.