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Last year was one of three warmest on record, researchers find

Last year was one of three warmest on record, researchers find

The report, by 528 climate scientists from 61 countries, said only 2015 and 2016 were hotter than 2019, based on records dating to the mid- to late 1800s.

  • by Nina Chestney

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Sydney dams start to spill after a saturated six months
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Sydney dams start to spill after a saturated six months

Multiple big rain events have filled up Sydney's reservoirs, with more to come.

  • by Peter Hannam
Sacrifice, South Coast style
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Sacrifice, South Coast style

And dealing with the weight of water.

Worst flood in decades swamps parts of the South Coast
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Worst flood in decades swamps parts of the South Coast

For the Soper family, living near the estuary of the Shoalhaven River, 2020 is proving to be a year of natural calamities after the region was hit by bushfires in January and then a series of floods.

  • by Peter Hannam
Severe weather warning for Sydney as rising floodwaters trigger South Coast evacuations
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Severe weather warning for Sydney as rising floodwaters trigger South Coast evacuations

The State Emergency Service has ordered some Nowra, Moruya and Sussex Inlet residents to evacuate as Sydney braces for a wild night and a soggy Monday.

  • by Josh Dye
Torrential rains kill dozens in South Korea
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Torrential rains kill dozens in South Korea

The causalities include 13 dead and two missing from the last two days of heavy rainfall, the South Korean government said on Sunday.

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Multiple lows to bring damaging winds, heavy rain and hazardous surf
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Multiple lows to bring damaging winds, heavy rain and hazardous surf

Much of coastal NSW from the south of Sydney to the Victorian border will face the wrath of a complex low-pressure system that will bring heavy rain, hazardous surf and even flash flooding in places.

  • by Peter Hannam
'Dynamic' weather to raise flood and beach erosion fears
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'Dynamic' weather to raise flood and beach erosion fears

NSW's latest bout of wild, wintry weather will bring the risk of flooding to parts of the South Coast and generate a powerful swell that could worsen beach erosion.

  • by Peter Hannam
From the Archives, 1986: Sydney drenched, wettest 24 hours on record
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From the Archives, 1986: Sydney drenched, wettest 24 hours on record

On August 6, 1986, a record 327mm of rain fell in Sydney within a 24 hour period - causing chaos, disruptions to city services, and five deaths.

  • by Lindsay Simpson and Staff reporters
Isaias batters New York region, leaving 1 million without power
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Isaias batters New York region, leaving 1 million without power

The storm, which made landfall in North Carolina as a hurricane, has been swiftly moving up the East Coast.

  • by Mihir Zaveri
South coast set for two months' rain in next 48 hours as Perth records coldest day in 15 years
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South coast set for two months' rain in next 48 hours as Perth records coldest day in 15 years

Two months' worth of rain may be dumped on the state's south coast over the next 48 hours as a low pressure system drifts east from the Gascoyne.

  • by Daile Cross