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Triple trepidation as weather forecasters warn of La Nina’s return

Triple trepidation as weather forecasters warn of La Nina’s return

Scientists fear the La Nina event that has just receded could reappear in spring, with potentially devastating impacts for Australia and the world.

  • by Nick O'Malley

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Weather bureau declares La Nina over but wet conditions to persist

Weather bureau declares La Nina over but wet conditions to persist

The La Nina weather pattern that brought heavy rains and floods in 2021-22 has ended but there remains a 50 per cent chance it will return this year. 

  • by Jackson Graham
Ties off: traditional dress code ditched at Royal Ascot to cope with heatwave

Ties off: traditional dress code ditched at Royal Ascot to cope with heatwave

Gents can remove their ties for the first time in the meet’s history, but not until after the royal procession at 2pm.

  • by Will Bolton
Storm warning issued as Rottnest ferries cancelled for the weekend

Storm warning issued as Rottnest ferries cancelled for the weekend

The Bureau of Meteorology warns thunderstorms are forming over much of the south west of WA ahead of an approaching cold front which could cause damaging wind gusts and isolated heavy rainfall.

  • by Holly Thompson
Why is it so, so cold? It starts with a ‘tongue’ from Antarctica

Why is it so, so cold? It starts with a ‘tongue’ from Antarctica

No, it’s not just you. It’s really, really cold.

  • by Miki Perkins
Boris ain’t no fearless leader
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Boris ain’t no fearless leader

And torrential winds really are a thing.

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One year after storms, some residents still cannot live on the mountain

One year after storms, some residents still cannot live on the mountain

It’s been 12 months since storms ripped through the Yarra Ranges, damaging 177 properties. But many homes remain unrepaired, and residents are walking away.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
Trend-setter approaching!
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Trend-setter approaching!

Dress thongs and all.

Winter has officially arrived as blizzards hit Victoria

Winter has officially arrived as blizzards hit Victoria

Expect another cold one. Blizzards and damaging winds are set to hit parts of Victoria overnight on Saturday and into Sunday.

  • by Nell Geraets
Rug up and UGG up: Sydneysiders brave the cold

Rug up and UGG up: Sydneysiders brave the cold

As the cold weather blows in, Sydneysiders are buying up puffer jackets and UGG boots for the cold and windy winter ahead.

  • by Billie Eder and Amelia McGuire
NSW premier willing to move residents from flood-prone areas of Lismore

NSW premier willing to move residents from flood-prone areas of Lismore

Dominic Perrottet says he would feel personally responsible if lives were lost in another flood in northern NSW.

  • by Megan Gorrey, Tom Rabe and Heath Gilmore