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Australia’s hottest winter ever could be on the horizon, says BOM

National average temperatures last winter were 1.53°C above the 1961-1990 average, making it Australia’s hottest winter since records began in 1910.

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Heavy rain forecast for NSW and Queensland this weekend

Authorities told thousands of affected residents to stay indoors and avoid flooded roads. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) forecasts between 200-300mm of rain in parts of NSW, and 100mm in parts of Queensland.

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Sydney braces for torrential downpour

What is a Black Nor’Easter? Sydney is bracing for torrential downpour, with a severe weather warning being issued for much of eastern NSW.

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Victoria’s difficult fire conditions spark evacuations

Catastrophic fire danger warnings are in place for the Wimmera district and total fire bans are in place across most of the state.

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Record rainfall leads to flooding in Victoria

Record rainfall has caused flooding in some parts of Victoria, with some residents under evacuation warnings.

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Tropical Cyclone Jasper expected to hit north Queensland

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall and potential floods are expected to hit far north Queensland with the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Jasper.

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Heatwave warnings issued across most of Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has issued heatwave warnings across parts of Australian states and territories except Tasmania.

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It’s official: the BoM has confirmed El Niño is underway

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has confirmed an El Niño weather event is officially underway.

The Daily Aus podcast

What the global heatwave means for Australia’s summer

The first week of this month was the hottest week on record according to the World Meteorological Organisation, but the Northern Hemisphere has continued to experience extreme weather conditions in the weeks since, across the U.S., Asia and Europe. In today’s deep dive we speak to climate scientist Associate Professor Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick about what’s led to these conditions and whether Australia will experience a similar summer.

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The world has recorded its hottest week ever

Several days in the first week of July broke daily temperature records and July is now on track to be the hottest month on record.

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La Niña is officially over (again)

Australia’s third consecutive La Niña is officially over, according to The Bureau of Meteorology.

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