Bureau warns of heavy weekend rainfall

The ACT Emergency Services Agency is urging the community to get storm ready ahead of tomorrow's (October 31) predicted heavy rainfall. 

Data reveals the ACT suburbs worst hit by storms 

Last financial year (2019-20) the ACT experienced its worst storm season on record, and now, at the beginning of the new storm season, data is revealing which suburbs were the worst-hit. 

Health warning of rare thunderstorm asthma event

ACT Health is warning of a possible, rare thunderstorm asthma event in the ACT this weekend.

Bureau predicts possible flash flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting strong winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to localised flash flooding in the ACT this weekend.

Canberra braces for summer of severe rain storms 

THE Bureau of Meteorology says expect to see above-average rainfall in the ACT over the next few months and severe summer storms.

Heavy weekend rains close ACT roads

The weekend's heavy rains has led to the closure of rural roads and unsealed roads around the territory.

Help crews hunker down to a long list

ABOUT 35 crews worked overnight to complete 445 jobs following a record number of community calls for help from yesterday's severe hailstorm.

ESA map tracks storm’s trail of damage

ESA have released a map show the locations where its help is needed as the violent thunder storm crossed Canberra this afternoon.

Violent storm brings hundreds of calls for help

Sweeping storm brings hundreds of calls for help.

Hail hammers the inner suburbs

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

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The BOM gets its own app

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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

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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...





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