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". 

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...





Gardening / The promise of a super spring

Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT says the promise of spring rain is setting the season up as the best in several years. 

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