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Hazardous surf conditions to impact the NSW coast

Canberrans travelling to the coast better hold onto their hats as hazardous weather conditions are predicted to impact the NSW coastline today and tomorrow. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Hazardous Surf...

Canberra urged to be flood-ready for summer

As we head into the official bushfire season, residents are also urged to prepare for the risk of floods in Canberra. The Territory has experienced higher than average rainfall, which means there...

Belconnen hit hardest in ACT’s worst storm season on record

Running from October to March annually, the ACT experienced its most severe storm season on record in 2019-20 with Belconnen hit hardest.

Thunderstorms, possible hail to hit Canberra region

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting thunderstorms will continue across the region tomorrow, Thursday 8 October, becoming severe with gusty winds and possible large hail.

ACT school holidays start with wintry blast, possible snow

It’ll feel like winter again in Canberra and southern NSW this weekend as a strong cold front is due to move across the region tomorrow (Friday 25 September). With overnight minimums expected to...

Thunderstorm to potentially hit Canberra this afternoon

A thunderstorm led by damaging and destructive winds over 120km/h is a “high risk” of hitting Canberra this afternoon, according to the BOM.

Calling citizen scientists to collate old weather records

The ANU are calling on volunteer citizen scientists to help collate Australia’s longest daily weather record, starting back in 1838.

Canberrans urged to be storm and bushfire ready

ACT residents are being urged to be both storm and bushfire ready now, with severe weather events usually occurring in Canberra between September to March each year.

Rain and wind this weekend to precede week of frosty mornings

Expect rain and wind to continue Saturday with a “vigorous” cold front making its way over the ACT expected to pass by Sunday.

Weekend rain brings minor flooding across Canberra region

A plethora of rivers rose and roads closed as steady, heavy rain poured causing minor flooding across the Canberra region this past weekend.

Icon Water expects discharge of partially treated effluent

Icon Water has advised that due to the heavy rain over the past three days infiltrating the sewerage system, the Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre treatment plant was expected to discharge...

Wet weather prompts closure of Kambah testing clinic

Kambah’s drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be closed from Friday 7 August and will reopen on Monday 10 August due to forecast wet weather.