Major flash floods hit SE Australia

Major flash floods hit SE Australia

Widespread rain and thunderstorms impacted large parts of southeast Australia on November 12 and 13, 2022, producing major flash floods, stranding residents and damaging homes.

Sydney sets new annual rainfall record, Australia

Sydney sets new annual rainfall record, Australia

Between January 1 and October 6, 2022, Australia’s largest city – Sydney recorded more than 2 194 mm (86 inches) of rainfall, marking its wettest year since 1858 when the records started. Over the next three months, eastern half of Australia is forecast to receive above median rainfall.

June temperatures in Queensland dropping to lowest in more than a century, Australia

June temperatures in Queensland dropping to lowest in more than a century, Australia

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned residents living in southeast Queensland of frosty mornings and single-digit temperatures throughout the month as well below June average temperatures descend over much of southeast Australia. Some parts of the state are experiencing their lowest June temperatures in more than 100 years.

Unseasonably heavy rain hits Queensland, Australia

Unseasonably heavy rain hits Queensland, Australia

Much of Queensland, Australia experienced unseasonably heavy rain and flooding this week, with parts of the state receiving between 3 to 4 months’ worth of rain in 48 to 72 hours.