Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN takes a wry look at the NSW flooding.

Bureau warns of ‘damaging winds’ west of Canberra

THE Bureau of Meteorology has forecast damaging winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with gusts exceeding 90 km/h, over elevated parts of the southern ranges and ACT above 1200 metres today

Fabulous photo: Lightning cracks over Parliament House

Andrew "Storm Boy" Campbell caught this brilliant shot of lightning cracking over Parliament House last night.

Bureau warns of heavy rain and damaging winds

Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the ACT over the next several hours, warn the Bureau of Meteorology. 

Bureau warns of large hail and damaging winds

Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely to hit the territory this afternoon (November 23) as part of severe thunderstorm predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology.

Canberra heats up ‘significantly’ before cooling down

The ACT is experiencing a "significant increase" in temperature today (November 16) before cooling down again tomorrow, according to Bureau of Meteorology senior climatologist Agata Imielska.

Predicted thunderstorms could be severe for asthmatics

Thunderstorms predicted to hit the territory over the next two days (November 12-13) could trigger a rare thunderstorm asthma event, warn ACT Health.

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". 

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...





Ram raiders steal alcohol from Griffith supermarket

Cartons of ready-to-drink alcohol products were stolen this morning (June 18) when "several" vehicles allegedly rammed into the Shop Rite grocery store in Griffith. 


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