In a rapidly warming world, temperature increases are a challenge to mental well-being. A group of economists quantified the relationship.
How science has been used to predict wind and rain for over 1,000 years.
The unusual weather can be attributed to the Indian Ocean Dipole. This is the difference in sea surface temperatures between the eastern and western tropical Indian Ocean.
The peak time for heatwaves in southern Australia has not yet arrived. Many parts of Australia can expect heavy rains and flooding. And northern Australia's cyclone season is just gearing up.
People tend to pay attention when things get personal, so you need to know how climate change is damaging things in your life.
Love it or hate it, winter means snow and ice for much of the US. In many places, though, snow is becoming a scarce resource.
The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn't know what it doesn't know.
As climate change intensifies, much of the nation's building stock will need upgrading to strengthen it against flooding, snowstorms and other weather hazards.
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.