Southern Australia is likely to get its biggest blast of heat since last summer.
The lightning storm that swept NSW on Monday night saw lightning strikes injure several people and take the life of one man camping near Murwillumbah.
A man has been struck by lighting, several homes damaged and transport services overwhelmed during a severe thunderstorm that passed over Sydney early Monday evening.
Brisbane City Council's storm early warning system mistakenly sent wrong texts to subscribers last month telling them their homes would be flooded.
The first full week of summer is set to be a warm and sticky week for Sydneysiders, with scattered showers and storms expected throughout the week.
Sydney, the Illawarra and much of the state's north will have a very high fire danger on Friday, the Rural Fire Service has warned.
Sydney has just capped its sunniest November for 26 years, with the relatively warm and dry conditions set to extend well into the start of summer.
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned of dangerous storms approaching Brisbane. We'll keep you up to date.
A "very dangerous" thunderstorm is set to hit the Scenic Rim early this afternoon, with damaging winds and large hailstones forecast.
Summer will begin with a heatwave.
Sydney is in for a dose of summer weather as the new season's tidings include a burst of thunderstorm activity.
Severe thunderstorms are in prospect for each day until early next week for a wide swathe of the NSW coast.
After a string of below-average temperatures this week, Melbourne will turn on the heat to mark the first day of summer. But don’t get too excited; it won’t last long.
Australia is heading for a relatively hot and dry start to summer as key climate drivers combine to raise the fire threat is many parts of the country.
Fast-moving thunderstorms create airport havoc but the peak has passed, the bureau says.
Something is off. The Arctic is superhot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia.
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Sydney could be in for a thundery afternoon as a series of storm cells move in from the Blue Mountains.
A cool change on Tuesday is expected to bring both relief and anxiety to the hundreds of firefighters battling blazes along eastern NSW.
Sydney is bathing in the sunniest spell for this time of year since 1980, pushing the mercury to summer-like highs.
Sydney's first decent burst of summer-like heat will arrive almost cue, just days after students wrap up the last of their year 12 exams.
Canberrans may have expected frosty mornings to have passed a month out from summer, but that has not been the case.
Waves of up to eight metres were recorded off the Sydney coast overnight, as beachgoers face another day of huge waves and swell pummelling the NSW coastline.
Residents urged to prepare as a new storm season begins
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Sydney is in for a wet and windy weekend, with temperatures expected to drop and gale force winds in some places on the NSW coast.
The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has killed at least eight people with more than 90,000 evacuated.
The NSW Rural Fire Service said it was taking advantage of favourable weather conditions to carry out a number of hazard-reduction burns around Sydney.
Typhoon Sarika made landfall in eastern Philippines on Sunday after leaving at least two people dead a day earlier, thousands of villagers displaced and hundreds of planes grounded.
People with lung conditions are being urged to stay inside after hazard reduction burning and high pollen counts have made Sydney's air quality poor.