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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
Liam Mannix A wild weather phenomenon usually only seen in tropical cyclones forced the Yarra River over its banks yesterday, flooding parts of the CBD.
Caroline Zielinski Victorians - thousands still without power - are mopping up after an icy, cyclone-like storm thrashed the state causing transport chaos, mass blackouts and a storm surge that broke the Yarra River's...
With a cold front moving across the region, skiers take advantage of the heavy snowfall.
Surf and snow coaxed a few surprise guests out of hibernation on Sunday.
Rose Powell The State Emergency Service has already received more than 800 calls for assistance, as a strong cold front sweeps into Sydney.
Amy McNeilage Don’t be deceived if you take a peek out the window at Sydney this week.
Caroline Zielinski Melburnians should brace themselves for a week of blustery winds, storms and hail as winter sets in with a vengeance.
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.
Caroline Zielinski Wild weather is lashing Victoria, playing havoc with the train network and closing roads in the state's alpine region as holidaymakers head for the snow fields.
Peter Hannam, Alexandra Back and Melanie Kembrey Nearly 14,000 NSW homes are without power as one energy company opened storm centres to cope with damage caused by gusts of wind of up to 110 km/h.
Ben Westcott Warm days and cold nights are on the way for the ACT, as a high pressure system off the Australian coast keeps Canberra skies clear and winds light.
Peter Hannam May is turning out to be so warm in Sydney that authorities are keeping outdoor pools open longer than usual and at least one council is reviewing lifeguard numbers to cope with late-season beach...
Deborah Gough Melbourne still has a chance of equalling the record for the number of balmy May days, but it will all come down to the timing of showers.
Henry Belot Canberra’s unseasonably warm winter weather will come to an end later this week with close to 80mm of rain expected to fall in the territory over the weekend.
Peter Hannam Shifting climate patterns in the Indian Ocean driven by global warming are likely to increase the frequency of “devastating” weather events for much of Australia, Indonesia and eastern...