Sunny days ahead after thunderstorms hit Canberra

Emma Kelly Sunshine is on the way after thunderstorms struck the ACT on Thursday.

Sydney wild weather warning: heavy rain, winds forecast

Blackheath snow.

Staff reporters More severe weather is expected to plague Sydney on Tuesday afternoon. Follow our live coverage for the latest forecasts, warnings and transport information throughout the day.

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Canberra set for week of wild weather

A week of wind, rain and dropping temperatures is ahead for Canberra

Primrose Riordan A week of wind, rain and dropping temperatures is ahead for Canberra.

Sydney weather: thunderstorms, heavy rain lash NSW

The storm approaching SYdney. Photo: Sam Stephens.

Photos from Fairfax photographers and readers as two strong storm fronts lashed Sydney and much of NSW on Monday afternoon.

Sydney weather: severe warning after city battered by thunderstorm

Storm front hits Sydney at around 6.30pm, 13 October 2014. Photo David Porter

Alexandra Back A brief but intense storm brought hail and thunder on Monday evening but worse conditions are expected on Tuesday.

Severe weather alert: US research finds tornadoes coming in swarms

Extreme weather events are on the increase, a new US study finds.

Tornadoes in the United States are increasingly coming in swarms rather than as isolated twisters, according to a study by US government meteorologists published on Thursday that illustrates another...

Sydney weather: thunderstorms, heavy rain to hit NSW

A line of storms approach Sydney CBD.

Alexandra Back Two waves of thunderstorms are expected to lash Sydney on Monday evening.

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Wet and wild weather on the way for Sydney

Storms afoot

Peter Hannam The city should get the first of two waves of thunderstorms expected through the Sydney basin by early Monday afternoon, with a second burst several hours later.

Sydney weather: thunderstorm rages through city


Alexandra Back, Melanie Kembrey, Tom Decent, Jake Saulwick, Steve Jacobs An epic storm raged across Sydney on Tuesday night, trapping people in their cars, closing major roads and bringing snow to the Blue Mountains.

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Sydney weather: unseasonal hot spell won't last long

Summer comes early to Sydney

Megan Levy Tuesday is forecast to be Sydney's hottest day since January, but the warm weather won't last long.

Volunteers prepare for heavy weather

Kimberley Granger Storm season has the ESA spreading the reminder that preparedness reduces risk.

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...

Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters predict climate change

More frequent weather extremes are expected with 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.

Sydney weather: Spring snow falls in the Blue Mountains


Alexandra Back Spring has officially arrived but it's probably not yet time to pack away the cardigan with snow falling in the Blue Mountains on the season's first two days.

Severe Sydney weather warning for heavy rain, damaging winds

Wet weather in Newcastle. Picture shows a couple huddle under a umbrella. The breakwall, near Nobbys Beach.
28th January 2013 Newcastle

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

Rain, rain go away, come again... Thursday (Thumbnail)

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

Wet weather in Newcastle. Picture shows a couple huddle under a umbrella. The breakwall, near Nobbys Beach.
28th January 2013 Newcastle

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

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.