Monday, October 19, 2020
The thunderstorms packing winds more than 100 km/h (62 mph) ripped through the Capricornia and Central coast regions, hitting Rockhampton and Yeppoon.BOM meteorologist Kimba Wong said the agency received reports of giant hail about 8 to 10 cm (3 to...
An apocalyptic dust storm has been filmed engulfing a farm in Australia in the latest extreme weather to hit the country.Following months of devastating bushfires , the barren country was finally given a reprieve with rain sweeping across the country.Gigantic hailstorms...
SYDNEY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Australia urged nearly a quarter of a million people to evacuate their homes on Friday and prepared military backup as authorities said the next few hours could be "very, very challenging" even as rain...
Gale-force winds in Australia merged two enormous fires into a megablaze spanning an area four times the size of Greater London on Friday, while tens of thousands rallied to again demand action on climate change."The conditions are difficult today,"...
As Australia's catastrophic wildfires rage on with no end in sight, University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman said the number of animals killed in the blazes has topped one billion—a horrifying figure that the scientist described as a "very conservative" estimate.Dickman told HuffPost late...
Around 480 million animals are feared to have died in the bushfires sweeping Australia, including nearly a third of the koalas in New South Wales's main habitat.Ecologists at the University of Sydney estimate around 480 million mammals, birds and reptiles have...
A city in Australia is starting to resemble a horror film apocalypse after being swallowed by a thick cloud of orange dust.Mildura, in the state of Victoria, has been engulfed in a dust storm since Thursday, with some residents...
A Queensland woman has been hauled off a Jetstar flight by Australian Federal Police in Brisbane today after hurling abuse at startled passengers and crew. Witnesses who were on the plane told 9NEWS the woman screamed and shouted abuse for...
Australia's Parliament has voted to legalize gay marriage.The bill defines marriage as 'a union between two persons.' It should become law in about a month.Churches, religious organizations and existing ministers are not required to perform gay wedding ceremonies.However, ministers...

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