Weather News

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Heatwave moving throughout CQ to make life uncomfortably hot

premium_icon Heatwave moving throughout CQ to make life uncomfortably hot

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, low to severe heatwave conditions are forecast throughout Central Queensland

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Three breakdowns, emergency rescue in VMR's busy day

premium_icon Three breakdowns, emergency rescue in VMR's busy day

AS BOATIES took advantage of a break in the heavy wind last Thursday, Volunteer Marine Rescue had a spike in call-outs with four in one day.

YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

The Bureau of Meteorology (the BOM) plays a vital role in the protection of life and property during extreme and natural disaster events.

Cyclone Oma threatens Queensland

Cyclone Oma threatens Queensland

Queensland’s southeast is already feeling the effects of a cyclone bearing down northeast of Australia.

Biggest supermoon of the year is here

Biggest supermoon of the year is here

In the words of Van Morrison, it will be “a marvellous night for a moondance” with the closest supermoon of the year set to take place tomorrow night.

500,000 death count could grow, experts warn

premium_icon 500,000 death count could grow, experts warn

As graziers face a 10-year battle to bring back valuable bloodlines after herds were decimated by the recent floods, they now face another devastating threat.

Ipswich set to sweat this week

Ipswich set to sweat this week

"That could make things feel a bit hotter and a bit more uncomfortable”

Pumping 4 metres: TC Oma to join forces with king tide

premium_icon Pumping 4 metres: TC Oma to join forces with king tide

The Coast is bracing for conditions not seen in years as Tropical Cyclone Oma combines with a king tide producing four metre swells with potential to increase.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Oma gawd! Cyclone heads our way

premium_icon Oma gawd! Cyclone heads our way

Southeast Queensland is bracing for a possible direct hit from Cyclone Oma, with huge swells set to pound beaches on the Gold and Sunshine coasts this week.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

MIRACLE: Woman rescued more than a kilometre out to sea

premium_icon MIRACLE: Woman rescued more than a kilometre out to sea

A woman in her 20s is lucky to be alive after being rescued more than a kilometre out to sea this morning.

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