Weather News

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Cyclone Oma: ‘Double the size of Debbie’

Cyclone Oma: ‘Double the size of Debbie’

Experts warning Cyclone Oma is already “double the size of Debbie” — one of the most dangerous cyclones to ever form in Australia.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Cyclone Oma to hang off the coastline

Cyclone Oma to hang off the coastline

Tropical Cyclone Oma is likely to bring fierce winds, giant waves and flooding to southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales this weekend.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Cyclone's sudden lurch towards major cities

Cyclone's sudden lurch towards major cities

Severe Tropical Cyclone Oma has made a sudden change in direction and is now bearing down on Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

THE category 3 Cyclone Oma is powering up and bearing down on Queensland and NSW, and it’s already having a dramatic effect on the coast.

BUSHFIRES: Why the sun and moon go red

BUSHFIRES: Why the sun and moon go red

The Border Post spoke to a meteorologist to find out what this happens during bushfires

Mon 18 Feb 2019

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 taking place this week.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Break from heat on way for weekend

Break from heat on way for weekend

There will be a short-lived break this weekend from the heat.

Queensland floods: 60km-wide ‘mega river’ suddenly appears

Queensland floods: 60km-wide ‘mega river’ suddenly appears

SATELLITE imagery shows how an unremarkable river in north Queensland has suddenly swelled into a “mega river”.

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