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Weather bureau chief rejects job cut reports as 'false'

Weather bureau chief rejects job cut reports as 'false'

The head of the Bureau of Meteorology has rejected reports of looming job cuts for meteorologists as services become more centralised in Melbourne and Brisbane.

  • by Peter Hannam

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Sydney set to dry out, after doubling the average monthly rainfall
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Sydney set to dry out, after doubling the average monthly rainfall

After weeks of on-again, off-again rain, Sydneysiders can look forward to a few days of sun - but it's not quite time to put the umbrellas away yet.

  • by Sarah Muller
Burst of humidity as Sydney shifts from winter to summer 'in a hurry'
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Burst of humidity as Sydney shifts from winter to summer 'in a hurry'

If spring cleaning has lately given way to mould busting in your house, you're not alone.

  • by Peter Hannam
Severe thunderstorms wreak havoc across NSW

Severe thunderstorms wreak havoc across NSW

A huge system of thunderstorms is rolling thick and fast across NSW, sparking severe weather warnings for most of the state and descending the skies into near-absolute darkness. 

  • by Cassandra Morgan
'Bought us time': Welcome rains but 'green drought' far from broken
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'Bought us time': Welcome rains but 'green drought' far from broken

Much-needed rains will sweep across NSW this weekend but farmers warn that significant falls are still needed before the state-wide drought can be declared over.

  • by Peter Hannam
'Might be nasty': Sydney, much of NSW, likely to cop weekend storms
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'Might be nasty': Sydney, much of NSW, likely to cop weekend storms

Enjoy Friday's lull in Sydney from the gloomy weather because a weekend of more rain and storms - possibly severe - is on the way.

  • by Peter Hannam
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Queensland's week-long rain spell has failed to break the drought
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Queensland's week-long rain spell has failed to break the drought

Good soaking rain east of the Great Dividing Range has not impacted drought-declared properties west of Chinchilla, however Charleville could receive a big thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon.

  • by Tony Moore
Here comes the sun: clear skies in sight after Sydney's marathon downpour
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Here comes the sun: clear skies in sight after Sydney's marathon downpour

Stubborn weather systems over the last two weeks have caused persistent rains and maximum temperatures to hit a five-year low.

  • by Cassandra Morgan
Wild weather overnight grounds Perth Airport flights
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Wild weather overnight grounds Perth Airport flights

Wild weather has put on a spectacular show overnight with thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain grounding flights at Perth Airport.

  • by Heather McNeill
Stay dry, Sydney: city braces for another seven days of rain
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Stay dry, Sydney: city braces for another seven days of rain

Showers are expected to continue steadily throughout Monday and Tuesday, before a cold front sweeps in on Tuesday evening.

  • by Cassandra Morgan
Wet weather continues across NSW as October average topped
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Wet weather continues across NSW as October average topped

Parts of Sydney have already exceeded the monthly rainfall average for October after heavy rain lashed the state overnight.

  • by Rachel Clun & Sarah Muller