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.
Weather-related catastrophic events have cost Canadians more than $17 billion in the past decade. That only stands to grow, unless building codes change to make homes more resilient.
The hottest Australian summer on record is ending, and it's likely we've got a warm, dry autumn to come.
Record heat in February 2019 caused shock and delight in equal measure. Behind the balmy weather lie challenges for British wildlife.
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted clouds and storms on the solar system's ice giants.
We can't make it rain. But you are already helping if you don't use more water than you need. And you can talk to your parents about the planet getting warmer, because the heat makes drought worse.
An atmospheric scientist explains why water can do some strange-looking things at very cold temperatures, and what's different about snowfalls on Mars.
Life-threatening cold temperatures in the central US are caused by changes in wind circulation in the Arctic that bring cold air south. Climate change could make these events more frequent.
The number of people dying due to climate-led changes in the environment are increasing and the poorest populations remain the hardest hit.
Much of Australia is sweltering due to a high pressure system parked over the Tasman Sea – and there's no sign it's moving any time soon.
At a very simple level, "weather" refers to day-to-day conditions. "Climate" describes the average over many years.
2018 was Australia’s third warmest year on record, as the NSW drought dragged into another year.
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.
Bushfires across Queensland are fanned by high winds pushed north by a strong low in NSW.
The forecast arrival of El Niño may mean the east coast of Australia will experience an exceptionally hot and dry summer, but does this mean there will be fewer mosquitoes buzzing about?
Doctors have long acknowledged heart attacks are more likely to occur in cold weather. But now a major study has confirmed it.
Cyclone season approacheth, but this year there’s a twist.
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Australia must come to terms with some fundamental shifts in our weather patterns. This month, Andrew Watkins from the BOM and climate scientist Joelle Gergis explore what's in store.
A new tool called EcoCast helps fishermen in the West Coast figure out where it's best to fish that day.