Hail hammers the inner suburbs

THE inner-south was slammed by hail early this afternoon in a day of predicted "severe thunderstorms". 

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Can Steve Smith save the economy? Cartoonist PAUL DORIN thinks so!

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

As Canberra moves from one bitterly cold night to another, cartoonist PAUL DORIN sees a little humour in our collective misery.

Canberra’s water storage nears full

EVERY week on Friday afternoon Icon Water sends out a summary of their water storage position. This week for the first time in a very...
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The BOM gets its own app

THE Bureau of Meteorology is launching its first weather app, BOM Weather. BOM Weather has been designed for smartphone users to have Australia's official...

Severe storm inbound to Canberra

THE Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 5:15 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Brindabella and Mount Franklin in the Brindabellas....

September in Canberra was historically cold and wet

THE Bureau of Meteorology informs us that Canberra Airport recorded its second-wettest September on record during 2016, with several heavy rain events including the...

Severe weather warning issued for tomorrow

THE Bureau of Meteorology is warning that a vigorous low pressure system and associated cold front is expected to move through NSW on Thursday,...

Bureau warning of another major weather event this week

FORECASTERS at the Bureau of Meteorology are monitoring a complex weather system that has the potential to bring rain, thunderstorms, winds and damaging waves...

Video / The Bureau explains the coming rain and flooding event

THE Bureau of Meteorology has produced a handy video explaining the heavy rainfall expected across Eastern Australia in the next few days: SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE:...

Spring truly arrives with 20 forecast for today

THE Bureau informs us we can expect maximum temperatures of 20 degrees for today and tomorrow before Friday and the weekend turns to custard. Overnight...

Police warn about floodwaters

ACT Policing has issued a warning to the community to stay clear of drains and fast-moving waterways with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting heavy...

The warm wet winter that was

THE Bureau of Meteorology reports that Canberra had its third-wettest winter on record during 2016, with more rain days than average and an East...

Wet weather closes Canberra’s sportsgrounds

ALL ACT Government sportsgrounds will be closed today due to wet weather and the forecast of further potential showers. This decision has been taken in...

Severe weather warning for Canberra

A STRENGTHENING west to northwesterly airstream is expected across New South Wales with a cold front that will move across the state on Friday...

Snow in Canberra 2016

FOR once the Bureau has been bang on with snow this morning over Canberra and settling on the hills. Twitter has duly delivered for our...

Government wants you to be careful if it snows tomorrow

THE ACT Government is asking motorists and other road users to be aware of inclement weather and snowfall predicted across the ACT tomorrow, especially...

A chance of snow on Wednesday

THE Bureau's forecast for Wednesday is going to excite Canberra's snowbunnies. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 600...

Further wet weather on the way for Canberra

THE Bureau of Meteorology is tweeting that the weather gods are about to dump upon us once more. More wet weather is on the way...

June 2016 smashes Canberra’s wet weather records

THE Bureau of Meteorology reports that Canberra recorded its wettest June on record during 2016, largely due to an East Coast Low which resulted...





Free entry to Tidbinbilla to bring back visitors

ENTRY fees for Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve from tomorrow until the end of 2020 have been suspended to encourage visitors to return to the park.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin


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