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Queensland coastline drenched by record rain deluge

Towns along Queensland's coastline have been hit with record deluges as forecasters warn of potential flash flooding across the state. Full story »


Heavy rain and storms lash Sydney, damaging winds on way for Central West

Hundreds of homes were left without power and property damaged after a short, sharp storm battered the city’s west and the central coast overnight. Full story »


Gum tree destroyed by huge lightning bolt amid storms in Victoria

Residents in Victoria’s Wombat State Forest have been left stunned when a gum tree in their backyard exploded after huge lightning bolt surged right through it. Full story »

Victoria on flood watch with wet weekend ahead

A large cold front is expected to move through Victoria Sunday. (Weatherzone)

Victorians are in for a soggy weekend with possible flooding as a strong cold front brings heavy rain. Full story »


Roo fleeing Rockhampton floodwaters dies in rescuers’ arms as town readies for river peak

A weary kangaroo trying to escape rising water levels in Rockhampton died in the arms of rescuers. Full story »


In pictures: Residents return to flood ravaged homes in NSW

The damage caused by the deadly floods is beginning to become clear for people returning to their homes in northern New South Wales.


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Fears Qld's post-Debbie deluge will worsen

Authorities are warning the worst is yet to come, after a day of inundation across southeast Queensland due to torrential rain from ex-Cyclone Debbie. Full story »

Cyclone Debbie: Fears for woman believed swept away as rainfall hampers relief efforts

There are grave fears for a woman missing near Proserpine, after her car was found submerged in cyclone-hit north Queensland as rising dam levels and heavy deluges leave residents stranded and roads cut off. Full story »


Severe weather warning issued for parts of NSW as ex-cyclone Debbie tracks south

Heavy rain and damaging winds are expected to lash Sydney and other parts of New South Wales throughout today as the remnants of Cyclone Debbie track southward. Full story »


Cyclone Debbie: Glass fence shatters during brutal winds

The sheer unrelenting force of winds from Cyclone Debbie has shattered a pool fence and sent glass flying at a home on Queensland’s Far North Coast. Full story »


Boogie boarder runs into the ocean despite cyclonic conditions at Airlie Beach

A boogie boarder has interrupted a live television cross by running into dangerously choppy waters, ignoring warnings by authorities to stay indoors as Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie moves across the Queensland coast. Full story »

Cyclone Debbie: Inside the eye of the storm

Footage of the eye of Cyclone Debbie has emerged from Hayman Island. Full story »

VIDEO: Giant fig tree felled in Brisbane storm, damaging five properties

Five properties have been damaged after a giant fig tree snapped at the roots and came crashing down in a backyard in the Brisbane suburb of Wavell Heights. Full story »


Victorian hospital struck by lightning as Melbourne prepares for month’s worth of rain

Rainfall totals of more than 70mm is on the way for parts of Victoria, with isolated thunderstorms threatening large areas this afternoon. Full story »


Damning West Coast dossier revealing drug scandals made public

A damning report into the illicit drug problems at the West Coast Eagles a decade ago has been made public nine years after it was prepared. Full story »


Powerful thunderstorms expected to lash balmy Melbourne

Heavy rain may cause flash flooding. (BoM radar at 5.30pm AEDT)

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rain, which could potentially cause flash-flooding in Melbourne this afternoon.

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Heavy rain and wind forecast for NSW Hunter, mid-north coast

Storms will dump up to 80mm of rain across NSW today and another 100mm is forecast for tomorrow. Full story »


More rain forecast for South East Queensland as storms subside

Severe thunderstorms in Queensland have subsided, but the state is bracing itself for another day of significant rainfall. Full story »


NSW weather: Mid-north coast inundated with more wet and wild conditions forecast

Eight people have been rescued from rising floodwaters, as widespread rainfall of up to 150mm continues to drench parts of the state.  Full story »


Three people rescued from Sydney floodwaters as deluge continues in NSW

Three people have been rescued from floodwaters in Penrith as heavy rain and storms continue to lash New South Wales.

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