Bureau of Meteorology researchers painstakingly analysed more than 40 years of data to work out exactly what is causing Australia's spring bushfire phenomenon.
Politicians might get the most airtime when it comes to climate change, but Australians would rather hear about it from weather presenters.
Each spring, winds circling the South Pole weaken. If they weaken enough, they can actually reverse – causing rapid warming.
Dry and warm conditions in winter are set to continue into spring, and the likely culprit is the positive Indian Ocean Dipole
At best, nuking a hurricane will do nothing, and at worst it will spread radioactive fallout around the world.
Cold fronts swept south-eastern Australia, bringing snow and freezing temperatures. While snow is expected to decrease with climate change, cold snaps are likely to keep coming.
It helps if you imagine the ground here on Earth as a big heater. It keeps us warm, and if you move away from the heater you feel cold.
Hot weather kills more Americans yearly on average than floods, tornadoes or hurricanes. Three scholars explain how cities can prepare and help residents stay cool.
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.
Media Files: Washington Post weather editor Jason Samenow on how weather coverage is evolving – and building audience growth.
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The Washington Post's weather editor explains how digital media changed the way we connect to the weather, and why it's wrong for weather editors to leave climate change out of the discussion.
'Night-shining' clouds normally found above the poles have now been seen as far south as Los Angeles.
An expert explains all the wonderful ways the atmosphere protects life on Earth.
The UK has seen drought conditions since 2018, but the flooding of June 2019 shouldn't come as a surprise.
When bad weather hits, there's a complex formula organisers turn to to make lost game time fair.
A scientist explains how global warming is affecting the entire world – from the mountains, to the sea.
Thousands of lives have been saved thanks to an Indian state's effective disaster-relief planning.
El Niño events can affect millions of people around the world, causing drought in Australia and floods in the Americas.
What creates such dramatic storms across the US Great Plains? The key factors are topography and temperature differences.
The Indian summer monsoon rainfall affects the lives of over a billion people. By looking at how prehistoric climate changes affected it, scientists can contribute to its future prediction.
What raises a common winter storm to the level of 'bomb cyclone'? It's all about rapid, sharp changes in atmospheric pressure – and the scientists who coined the term meant to highlight their power.