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Wet weather continues across NSW as October average topped

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

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Severe weather warning issued as Sydney cops a drenching
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Severe weather warning issued as Sydney cops a drenching

The heavy rainfall is predicted to start from about 10pm on Thursday and carry on into Friday, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning of the possibility of flash flooding.

  • by Maani Truu
Sydney to cop a drenching after record dry
Drought

Sydney to cop a drenching after record dry

It's the start of a welcome wet few days for the state as NSW remains in drought.

  • by Rachel Clun
Sydney tipped to get best rainfall for three months later in the week
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Sydney tipped to get best rainfall for three months later in the week

Sydney and parts of NSW could collect their best rainfall totals in more than three months according to current forecasts for later this week.

  • by Peter Hannam
Rainfall tallies plummet after Australia's driest September on record
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Rainfall tallies plummet after Australia's driest September on record

Australia notched its driest September on record, less than a third of the usual rainfall, leaving farmers and firefighters increasingly desperate for rain.

  • by Peter Hannam
Ferries disrupted as fog blankets Sydney
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Ferries disrupted as fog blankets Sydney

Fog covered the Harbour Bridge, completely swallowing the Opera House and reducing visibility on the roads.

  • by Rachel Clun
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Temperatures to jump, smoke may linger over Sydney for second day
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Temperatures to jump, smoke may linger over Sydney for second day

Sydney, the Hunter and the Illawarra will again face very high fire dangers on Wednesday as the mercury nears 30 degrees and humidity levels dive.

  • by Peter Hannam
Temperature hits 34 degrees in Sydney, but expected to suddenly drop
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Temperature hits 34 degrees in Sydney, but expected to suddenly drop

Sydney sweltered through a short heatwave today, with the temperature soaring past all forecasts.

  • by Esther Han
Sydney forecast to hit 30 degrees as 'vigorous' front lifts fire risks
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Sydney forecast to hit 30 degrees as 'vigorous' front lifts fire risks

Sydney's temperature is forecast to climb into the 30s for the first time this spring before a strong cold front sweeps in.

  • by Peter Hannam
A 30-degree day could be on the cards with Sydney's first burst of spring heat
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A 30-degree day could be on the cards with Sydney's first burst of spring heat

Spring's first burst of heat for Sydney will be "touch and go" for the first 30-degree readings, as warm, dry winds also nudge fire danger levels into the "very high" rating for parts of NSW.

  • by Peter Hannam
Sydney weather: Storm brings wettest day for Bankstown in more than two years

Sydney weather: Storm brings wettest day for Bankstown in more than two years

Suburbs across Sydney copped a drenching in the storm, but weather is expected to clear for the remainder of the weekend.

  • by Georgina Mitchell