Australia is heading into a scorching summer, but the factors causing the hot and dry weather are expected to ease later in the season.
Penny Whetton made the lives of those around her richer, more interesting and more human. Her death leaves a massive void.
Dry and warm conditions in winter are set to continue into spring, and the likely culprit is the positive Indian Ocean Dipole
In 1887 Queensland’s chief weatherman Clement Wragge began naming tropical cyclones, using names from the Greek alphabet, fabulous beasts and politicians who annoyed him.
The hottest Australian summer on record is ending, and it's likely we've got a warm, dry autumn to come.
2018 was Australia’s third warmest year on record, as the NSW drought dragged into another year.
Australia is facing an increase in extreme heat, fire danger weather, floods and marine heatwaves, according to the latest biennial snapshot from the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO.
Twice every day the Bureau of Meteorology sends out the official weather forecasts for towns and cities across Australia. Here's how we work out what to say in them.
The summer forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology predicts a hot, dry summer.
After the warmest month on record, it looks like Australia will have an El Niño event – which means the drought is likely to continue.
Clouds formed by rising warm air currents are called 'convection clouds'. Because of all the rising air coming up, these clouds can be bumpy on top, sometimes looking like cotton wool or cauliflower.
A new outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology forecasts a dry, warm spring – and not the sustained rain we need.
The "red sky" proverb has endured across cultures for centuries, and modern science can explain why this is so.
A government proposal for weather radars to share frequencies with telecommunications providers has prompted fears for the accuracy of the Bureau of Meteorology's weather radar.
Winter is here, and many farmers are still waiting on their 'autumn break' of heavy rain. Unfortunately, it looks like it will be a dry, warm winter – although the snow season will likely be good.
Rapidly dropping temperatures, rain and wind are hitting south-eastern Australia, due to a perfect combination of warm seas and low-pressure systems.
Record-breaking April heat is likely to continue for at least another month.
The Bureau of Meteorology's climate outlook for April to June is 'neutral', but that doesn't mean we're flying blind, weather-wise.
Last year saw plenty of warm weather around the country, but other notable events included dry months in the southeast, some very cold winter nights, and record-warm dry season days in the north.
Three years ago The Australian newspaper launched a broadside at the Bureau of Meteorology. But when it did it again this week, it seemed to get less traction from the top echelons of government.