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Fri 22 Jan 2021

Four days of 45C as horror heatwave hits

Four days of 45C as horror heatwave hits

Millions of Aussies will swelter through “oppressive heatwave conditions” over the next four days with temperatures hitting 45C in some parts.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

Heatwave for Australia Day long weekend

Heatwave for Australia Day long weekend

A severe heatwave will scorch the southeastern parts of the country from Friday until at least Monday, as the Australia Day forecast is revealed.

From monster waves to giant hail in a year of extremes

From monster waves to giant hail in a year of extremes

Dr Christa Pudmenzky reviews the extreme weather that hit Queensland in 2020. Plus, chief scientist Dr David Wachenfeld discusses last year's mass bleaching.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Why Cyclone Kimi was impossible to track

Premium Content Why Cyclone Kimi was impossible to track

Cyclone Kimi threatened to cross the coast at no less than five different locations, went east when she was meant to be heading west - then it fizzled out.

Deluge dumps 190mm on southeast, more possible

Premium Content Deluge dumps 190mm on southeast, more possible

An inland trough has dumped a whopping 191mm on parts of the southeast, leading to flash flooding and seven water rescues, and there could be more to come.

'Unpredictable' Kimi weakens, but locals not off the hook

Premium Content 'Unpredictable' Kimi weakens, but locals not off the hook

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kimi has weakened to a tropical low without making landfall in North Queensland, but intense weather is still expected to hit.

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