Severe weather warning / High winds in the mountains

THE Bureau of Meteorology is warning about the risk of high winds in our region: Increasing northwesterly winds ahead of a cold front expected to...

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...
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Video / Water in Lake George

INGRID Wagner took this rare footage of water in Lake George this morning, after last night's downpour, and kindly agreed for us to share...

Heavy overnight rain rolls in

EMERGENCY Services Agency says the heavy rain expected over night may cause flooding in Oaks Estate, Pialligo and lower Molonglo areas of the ACT. An...

Canberra chasing its hottest ever April day

THE Bureau is warning that we might get our hottest ever April day. Currently at 30 degrees, forecast for 31, the recording being 32.6 from...

Wet weather warning as floods predicted

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) is asking the community to be vigilant as a possible wet weather event could eventuate tomorrow and Friday. The...

Rural road closures

THE ACT Government has advised motorists of a number of rural road closures due to snow, wind and inclement weather. The following roads are now...

Holiday weather: standby for snow!

EXPECT a cold front and some light showers this Easter long weekend, says The Weather Channel. “Rain from the cold-front will total less than 5mm...

February was hot and dry

The Bureau of Meteorology informs us that rainfall was well below average across the ACT during February. Daytime temperatures were also well above average,...

The Bureau of Meteorology gets a local ACT Twitter feed

JOINING all the other cool kids on Twitter the much beloved Bureau of Meteorology has launched a local Canberra Twitter feed. It appears followers will...

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...

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...

Wild wind, snow and rain ahead for ACT

TEMPERATURES will plummet, winds will be strong and gusty and snow will fall to new levels in the ACT this weekend, says the Bureau...

Warmest winter on record

CANBERRA has recorded its warmest winter on record, with an average temperature of 8 degrees.  SKY NEWS Senior Meteorologist Tom Saunders says Brisbane, Sydney and...

Another storm warning for Canberra

FOR the second day in a row the bureau has issued a storm warning (although the radar is clear for now): Australian Government Bureau of...

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...

Canberra shivers through coldest winter in 12 yrs

CANBERRA has had its coldest winter in 12 years, and night temperatures have averaged below zero for the first time since 1997.   Chief Meteorologist...

Severe thunderstorm warning for Canberra

THUNDER and lightning all around, grass fires, a tornado in Sydney and now Canberra has its very own severe storm warning: SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DESTRUCTIVE...

Cold autumn; not a sign of things to come

THE Weather Channel says Canberra has experienced the coldest autumn since 1984 and the wettest since 1989, however it's not an indication of an...

Weather snap: we want your photos!

SCRIVENER Dam, near the National Zoo and Aquarium, is bursting at the seams as a result of this week's constant downfall. Our photographer SILAS...





JobKeeper underspend: Widespread calls for it to be broadened

Inevitably the huge looming underspend has intensified the widespread calls for JobKeeper to be broadened, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.


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