Strong winds have caused a fire in NSW's Blue Mountains to flare up but authorities say no properties are under threat.
Tim Barlass The Rural Fire Service has issued an emergency warning for a bushfire in the Blue Mountains after it broke containment lines and began heading towards homes.
Sydney residents braced themselves as a huge storm caused flash flooding, lightning strikes and destructive winds as well as dumping snow and ice on the Blue Mountains on Tuesday night.
Primrose Riordan The Snowy Mountains lived up to the name on Tuesday night, while in Canberra temperatures are expected to drop to zero again on Wednesday night.
James Robertson Firefighters in the Blue Mountains are being aided by cooler conditions as they continue to fight an out-of-control blaze that claimed one home on Saturday.
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.
Peter Hannam Heavy snow and black ice have triggered accidents and caused the closure of major routes in the Blue Mountains.
Eamonn Duff Weeks after the government declared the Blue Mountains big cat file closed, a Sydney father has spoken of a terrifying encounter with a panther-like creature outside his home.
Alexia Attwood For the first time in 70 years a koala has been sighted in the upper Blue Mountains, near Wentworth Falls.
Sarah Whyte, Kim Arlington After the devastating NSW bushfires, questions have been raised about whether Australia should buy its own air-crane water bombing helicopters.
A photographic history of snowfall on the opening weekend of the ski season at the Perisher Blue Resort over the last 5 years as captured by the Fairfax Media photographers.
Nick Ralston, Emma Partridge Weather worse than the extremes already predicted, combined with large bushfires burning out of control, and the real potential for others to spark up, have prompted a very grim warning.
Peter Hannam Tens of thousands of homes in the Blue Mountains would be difficult to defend in extreme fire weather conditions because of close proximity to the bush, according to research commissioned for the NSW...
Megan Levy Rain that fell overnight on four major bushfires burning in the Blue Mountains and the southern highlands actually hampered firefighting efforts, authorities said, as strengthening winds had already...
David Wroe, Sarah Whyte An army training exercise caused a massive fire in the Blue Mountains that ripped through more than 47,000 hectares of bushland last week, a Rural Fire Service investigation has found.
Stephanie Gardiner Sydneysiders have woken up to a grey haze and a strong smell of smoke, caused by a burn off in the Blue Mountains.
Lisa Cox and Paris Cowan MORE than 22,000 tonnes of waste have been transferred to Brisbane's Rochedale Landfill since Friday, the beginning of a clean-up that waste management companies predict will take months.
Severe thunderstorms slammed the southern ranges of NSW and the ACT this afternoon, with torrential downpours and tornadic activity.
Police are investigating if arson is to blame for a bushfire that is burning in the Blue Mountains for a second day.
Nick Ralston A drop in temperature is expected to help fire crews who were last night fighting a bushfire in the Blue Mountains that had forced the evacuation of homes and a high school.