Weather News

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.

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

A BUSH fire burning near the Bruxner Highway, west of Tabulam continues to spread.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

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”.

Fire ‘destroys homes’, woman charged

Fire ‘destroys homes’, woman charged

“Large and dangerous” fires in northern New South Wales are only getting worse, the authorities have warned, with conditions worsening.

Bushfire threatens Carnarvon Highway

Bushfire threatens Carnarvon Highway

Multiple QFES crews on scene to conduct extensive back burning

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