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Buses replace ferries for second day as wild water conditions continue

Buses replace ferries for second day as wild water conditions continue

Waves exceeding six metres were recorded at Bondi Beach and Cronulla Beach before 9am on Wednesday.

  • by Mary Ward

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Coal, gas leading to 'quite dramatic' increases in methane emissions
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Coal, gas leading to 'quite dramatic' increases in methane emissions

Fossil fuel developments are rapidly increasing emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, led by the opening of new coal mines and gas fields, some of which are in Australia.

  • by Peter Hannam
National weather forecast for Wednesday July 15, 2020
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National weather forecast for Wednesday July 15, 2020

Wednesday July 15: Sunshine stretching across Queensland, a few showers towards the NSW coast and partly cloudy over Western Australia.

Wind gusts hit 87km/h, waves of 10 metres as Sydney lashed by storm
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Wind gusts hit 87km/h, waves of 10 metres as Sydney lashed by storm

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for Sydney and large parts of coastal NSW.

  • by Mary Ward and Matt Bungard
Top scientists back Australian ecologist in VicForests bushfire row
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Top scientists back Australian ecologist in VicForests bushfire row

More than 100 scientists have written to the Andrews government backing highly regarded ecologist Professor David Lindenmayer after the head of Victoria's logging agency refused to "consider him an authority".

  • by Miki Perkins
Adelaide blanketed by thick fog in rare weather event
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Adelaide blanketed by thick fog in rare weather event

Adelaide residents woke to a rare sight as thick fog blanketed the city this morning.

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Wild weather lashed through Sydney
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Wild weather lashed through Sydney

Huge swells forced ferries to halt and trees have hit the deck as gale-force winds and heavy rains lashed through Sydney today.

Coastal NSW residents brace for storms
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Coastal NSW residents brace for storms

A weather system building strength off the coast of New South Wales has residents in coastal communities bracing for the worst..

Coronavirus: NSW expected to tighten restrictions
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Coronavirus: NSW expected to tighten restrictions

NSW is expected to tighten its COVID-19 restrictions following the Casula pub outbreak in south west Sydney.

Manly ferry battles swell in Sydney Harbour
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Manly ferry battles swell in Sydney Harbour

The Manly ferry has battled high seas in Sydney Harbour caused by wild weather along the NSW coast.

Storm rolls in over Sydney Harbour
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Storm rolls in over Sydney Harbour

A timelapse has captured a storm rolling in over Sydney Harbour as wet weather continues to batter large parts of NSW.