A severe weather warning that was issued for parts of WA due to a thunderstorm moving through has been cancelled.
California authorities shut down 100 miles of Interstate 80 on Friday as the biggest snow storm of the season bore down on the Sierra Nevada
SCOTT SONNER AND STEFANIE DAZIO (Associated Press)
Perth is expected to kick off the new season with rain and a maybe even a thunderstorm, with a weather warning issued for parts of the State. SEE THE FORECAST.
Morgan De Smidt
Fire crews have contained two bushfires burning in Victoria's west as investigations begin into a possibly suspicious fire in Dereel.
Severe heatwaves making their way through Western and South Australia have hit the east, where storms could follow after multiple areas passed the 40C mark.
Victorians in the west of the state are being urged to leave early as high temperatures on Wednesday are expected to lead to catastrophic fire conditions.
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln, now a tropical low, is expected to dissipate as it moves across the WA interior.
Steven Deare, Savannah Meacham and Keira Jenkins
Floodwaters are inundating far north Queensland again after three tropical cyclones have swept through the region so far this summer.
WWE punters are looking up and praying for clear skies after wet weather conditions have already caused havoc, cancelling the annual Rottnest Swim.
Strong winds and heavy rain are likely along the Gascoyne coast as ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln reaches Western Australia on Saturday night.
Savannah Meacham and Aaron Bunch
NSW taxpayers could pay nearly triple the current annual cost of natural disasters by 2060 unless a new plan to reduce their impact is followed.
Steven Deare and Maeve Bannister
DFES has completed emergency preparations for ex-tropical Cyclone Lincoln as residents in the Pilbara and Gascoyne are urged to brace for horrific weather.
A tropical low sitting off the West Australian coast near Broome is likely to develop into a tropical cyclone overnight, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
Almost 30 communities are expected to be impacted by a bushfire in western Victoria as authorities warn conditions will get worse before they get better.
Adrian Black, Callum Goode and Rachael Ward
Perth’s dry heat is usually the silver lining in a spell of endless heatwaves, except for today.
A total fire ban has been announced for most of Victoria as hot, dry and windy conditions bear down on southern Australia.
Authorities are bolstering emergency service teams in Western Australia's northwest in preparation for the likely impact of a tropical cyclone.
Temperatures across the Great Southern and lower Wheatbelt soared as Albany experienced its hottest day of the year so far, reaching 44.1C at 1pm.
California's central coast is at risk of "significant flooding," with up to 12cm of rain predicted for many areas, as another wet winter storm hits the state.
Ex-tropical cyclone Lincoln is a strong chance to redevelop after it crosses Western Australia and heads to sea, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
Firefighters are preparing for the most dangerous bushfire conditions in almost two years as the State continues to grapple with an extreme heat wave.
Heat records have been smashed in Western Australia as temperatures soar and one town claimed the title of the hottest place on earth, albeit for one day.
Perth and parts of WA have endured a stinking night as records tumbled in both the city and regional areas.
Recovery efforts continue for communities across Victoria after strong storms and winds wreaked havoc on the energy network, leaving thousands in the dark.
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