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Wednesday October 23, 2019

Record small ozone hole as stratospheric warming reaches the surface

12:19 AEDT A rare sudden stratospheric warming has caused the smallest ozone hole on record this year and could now be influencing weather patterns in the southern hemisphere.
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Tuesday October 22, 2019

Satellite images detect waves in the sky

19:10 AEDT A phenomenon known as atmospheric gravity waves was detected in a sequence of satellite images off the northern coast of Western Australia this week.
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Spring wind and warmth to raise fire danger in several states

12:56 AEDT A burst of hot and windy weather will cause a spike in fire danger ratings across parts of southern and eastern Australia later this week.
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Monday October 21, 2019

Near-record heat in Darwin

21:47 AEDT Darwin Airport registered its second warmest day on record on Monday.
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Beer and climate change

16:26 AEDT   Beer is the most consumed alcoholic beverage in the world.
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Sunday October 20, 2019

Storms lighting up southeast Queensland

13:48 AEDT A low pressure trough over southeast Queensland triggered widespread thunderstorms on Saturday and throughout the night, bringing some decent rainfall and lightning strikes.
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Warmth rolling in across Australia this week

12:33 AEDT Warmth will swing across southern and eastern Australia through this week, bringing hot days to several capital cities.
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Saturday October 19, 2019

Storms rumble across QLD

17:14 AEDT Southeast Queensland residents wishing for a peaceful sleep-in this morning were disappointed, as storms began firing up around sunrise.
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Cold start to the weekend for NSW

12:25 AEDT Large swathes of NSW awoke to a frigid morning on Saturday with temperatures dropping three-to-six degrees below average.
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Friday October 18, 2019

Tropical cyclone names this season

14:18 AEDT Australia's 2019/20 tropical cyclone season officially starts in two weeks.
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Spring see-saw in full swing for Melbourne

10:16 AEDT Temperatures are all over the place in Melbourne at the moment, with winter-like lows and summery highs in the space of one week.
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Thursday October 17, 2019

Severe storms forming over NSW and Queensland

13:47 AEDT Potentially severe thunderstorms are developing in parts of NSW and Queensland, with warnings in place for parts of both states.
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Snow, storms and severe fire danger on Thursday

09:46 AEDT Snow will fall in southeastern Australia today while hot and windy weather causes severe fire danger ratings in four states and territories.
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Wednesday October 16, 2019

Storms to strike NSW and Queensland

12:54 AEDT Severe thunderstorms are possible in parts of Queensland and NSW during the next two days.
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Wintry spell in southeastern Australia

12:08 AEDT A wintry mix of weather will hit southeastern Australia during the next 48 hours, with showers, thunderstorms, hail and even a chance of thundersnow.
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Tuesday October 15, 2019

IOD reaches new (dry) heights

13:48 AEDT   The strongest positive Indian Ocean Dipole of the last two decades is limiting rainfall in Australia this spring.
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Monday October 14, 2019

Fewer tropical cyclones, not necessarily weaker

14:53 AEDT The Bureau of Meteorology are tipping fewer tropical cyclones than usual during the upcoming Australian cyclone season, which starts next month.
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Japan's flooding from space

10:06 AEDT Satellite images have revealed the scale of flooding in Japan as the clouds clear behind Typhoon Hagibis.
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Sunday October 13, 2019

Array of weather for South Australia today

16:23 AEDT A large inland trough combined with a low-pressure system currently residing over the Great Australia Bight is resulting in a large array of weather today in South Australia.  An inland trough which has been moving east across the country over the past few days and is now situated just above Oodnadatta, stretching down to the coast around Adelaide.
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Typhoon Hagibis hammers Japan

11:52 AEDT Typhoon Hagibis has now made landfall over Japan, bringing widespread flooding rainfall, destructive winds and huge ocean swell.
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Saturday October 12, 2019

Typhoon Hagabi looms over Japan

16:58 AEDT Japan braces itself as Typhoon Hagabi threatens heavy downpour and damaging winds.
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A cool and soggy Saturday in Brisbane

10:07 AEDT A deep trough has brought some significant rainfall across the Brisbane area over the last 24 hours, with more to come through the remainder of today.
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Friday October 11, 2019

Hazardous weekend of surf for the NSW coast

13:54 AEDT A slow moving low over the Tasman Sea will direct large waves to parts of the NSW coast this weekend.
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Why you may not get any rain during the next two days in Sydney, but your neighbour might

11:04 AEDT On Friday morning, heavy rainfall was observed over the lower North Shore of the harbour city, while at the same time, barely a drop fell at Observation Hill.
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Thursday October 10, 2019

Rain on the way for parts of eastern Australia

12:14 AEDT Showers and thunderstorms will develop over large areas of NSW and Queensland during the next three days.
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Golden rain and mammatus clouds over NSW

11:56 AEDT   A mass of cold air passing over NSW caused captivating scenes of cloud and rain on Tuesday.
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Wednesday October 9, 2019

Sun rises over smoky skies in northeast NSW

08:32 AEDT A number of fires are burning across northeast NSW and southeast Queensland this morning after a burst of hot and windy weather on Tuesday.
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Tuesday October 8, 2019

Dusting of spring snow

16:45 AEDT Snow fell on the alps in Victoria and NSW on Tuesday as a surge of cold air hit southeastern Australia.
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Severe fire danger in NSW and Queensland

10:15 AEDT A burst of early-season heat will elevate fire danger ratings in parts of Queensland and NSW on Tuesday.
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Monday October 7, 2019

Brisbane feeling the heat

15:51 AEDT Brisbane is certainly feeling the heat today as hot and dry westerly winds significantly raise temperatures in the capital, with this heat expected to not only linger but increase going into Tuesday.  The start of a new week has brought well above average temperatures for much of Queensland's south as an inland heat trough filters a warm airmass towards the state's southeast coast.
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A gloomy end to the school holidays looms in Sydney

12:53 AEDT The long weekend in Sydney was a mix of cool, showery conditions with some intense heat, topped off with some pleasant sunny days.
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Sunday October 6, 2019

Perfect conditions for tonight's NRL final

15:34 AEDT After what has been an interesting few days of weather for Sydney, it looks to be near-perfect for tonight's clash.
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Heat on the way for western NSW

13:00 AEDT While coastal regions of NSW are set for a day with temperatures just a touch above average, daytime temperatures in western parts of the state are expected to soar this afternoon.
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Saturday October 5, 2019

New South Wales rain

13:08 AEST A cold front and low pressure trough moved through New South Wales overnight and today, bringing areas of rain.
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Hot, dusty and windy day in SA

12:13 AEST Very hot and windy conditions are expected across South Australia on Saturday, bringing the hottest day in seven months to large parts of the state, and fueling fire danger across the region.  These conditions are the result of hot, dry air being dragged from the interior, ahead of the arrival of a weak cold front expected to impact the southern parts of the state during Saturday evening and early Sunday.
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Friday October 4, 2019

Massive temperature drop in Sydney

13:25 AEST A cool change has finally made its way to eastern parts of Sydney on Friday, following what has shaped up to be the hottest October day in two years across various suburbs.
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A day of two halves for Sydney

10:02 AEST Very warm air is being directed across the Harbour City this morning ahead of a trough, but conditions will change significantly this afternoon.
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Thursday October 3, 2019

Warmest day in South Australia since April

12:40 AEST Gusty northwesterly winds building this Saturday will bring significant heat to Adelaide and South Australia.
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Wet and windy end to the week for southwest WA

12:08 AEST A low is starting to form off the southwest WA coast, and will bring a wet and windy end to the week for the South West Land Division.
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Record small ozone hole as stratospheric warming reaches the surface

12:19 AEDT A rare sudden stratospheric warming has caused the smallest ozone hole on record this year and could now be influencing weather patterns in the southern hemisphere.

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