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Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters predict climate change

Imaginary television weather forecasts predicted floods, storms and searing heat from Arizona to Zambia within four decades, as part of a United Nations campaign on Monday to draw attention to a U.N.

Rich nations have moral duty to help island nations as climate change shifts weather patterns, says World Bank envoy

For low-lying island states such as Tuvalu, sea-level rise is a serious threat.

Peter Hannam Small island nations, particularly those in the Pacific, are already experiencing ''extreme effects'' from global warming, and rich nations including Australia have a ''moral responsibility'' to help...

Sydney weather: rain makes for wet trip home

A bride and groom look for the bright side in the Sydney Botanic Garden.

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.

Sydney's wet weather continues to muddy the waters for sporting events

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Patrick Begley Sydney's rain is set to continue this week, with showers predicted Monday to Friday.

Severe Sydney weather warning for heavy rain, damaging winds

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.

Wild weather in Sydney

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Alexandra Back, Sophia Phan Wet weather and strong winds could make the impending commute home one of the more unpleasant journeys this year.

Sydney lashed by wild weather with more to come

Wild weather in the middle of Sydney.

Peter Hannam Parts of Sydney and a swathe of south-eastern NSW continue to mop up after the region's most significant rainfall event in at least a year, and more wild weather is possible later in the week.

Weather warning cancelled, but another wet start to the day for Sydney

The wettest weather is behind Sydney after Monday's deluge.

Megan Levy Sydneysiders still drying out from Monday's deluge can expect another soggy and windy start today, but there is the prospect of a little sun on the horizon by the afternoon.

Sydney weather: Warm July but threat of El Nino recedes

Dawn at Dee Why as warm weather continues this winter.

Peter Hannam The threat of an El Nino weather event is receding with atmospheric conditions over the Pacific largely failing to respond to warming ocean waters, the Bureau of Meteorology.

Sydney weather: Record warmth caps a mild, dry July

Late July feels more like late spring.

Peter Hannam Sydney basked in its warmest July weather in almost a quarter of a century on Thursday, with the city enjoying conditions more like late-spring rather than mid-winter, meteorologists say.

Sydney weather: chilly start to August but little rain in sight

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Peter Hannam Sydney’s run of above-average warmth will be broken on Saturday - but only briefly before temperatures start picking up again.

Sydney weather: Frosty starts before mercury climbs

Icy morning with minus-8 at Michelago, south of Canberra.

Peter Hannam Residents across south-eastern Australia are loading up the woolies to cope with another unusually brisk morning.

Sydney weather just the tip of a warm world

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Peter Hannam Last month was a scorcher for global temperatures, with warmth over land and sea breaking records for June while sea-surface temperatures posted their largest departure from long-term averages for...

Nature's wonders beat wild weather

Surfers are required to stay at least 100 metres away from whales.

Surf and snow coaxed a few surprise guests out of hibernation on Sunday.

SES flooded with calls as wild weather hits Sydney

Tree down on Frenchs Forest Road.

Rose Powell The State Emergency Service has already received more than 800 calls for assistance, as a strong cold front sweeps into Sydney.

Sydney weather: Indian summer stretches into winter

Salute to the sun: Yoga instructor Stephanie Kelly makes the most of the Sydney weather.

Amy McNeilage Don’t be deceived if you take a peek out the window at Sydney this week.

Global warming requires more frequent rethink of 'normal' weather, WMO says

What's 'normal' weather is less so.

The baseline for "normal" weather used by everyone from farmers to governments to plan ahead needs to be updated more frequently to account for the big shifts caused by global warming, the UN's World...

Melbourne weather: wind, storms and hail herald winter

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Caroline Zielinski Melburnians should brace themselves for a week of blustery winds, storms and hail as winter sets in with a vengeance.

Severe weather warning: Gale force winds to hit Sydney

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Michael Koziol Wind gusts of up to 110km/h an hour are expected in Sydney and the Blue Mountains today as a cold front moves through south-east Australia.

As climate changes, world weather agency calls for new baseline

Australia has set many records for unusual heat over the past 18 months.

Peter Hannam The World Meteorological Organisation says it’s time to shift climate baselines because global warming is increasingly setting a new “normal” for weather conditions.