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70% chance of 40mm? Why you’re reading forecast wrong

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EXPLAINED: Have you ever read a forecast saying there’s a 90 per cent chance of...

Cyclone warning declared for Far Northern communities

Cyclone warning declared for Far Northern communities

Far Northern communities are being urged to begin preparations

BOM hits back over claims of letting down community

Premium Content BOM hits back over claims of letting down community

“The Bureau’s records show no unfulfilled requests for information."

The weather record Rocky broke in 2020

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Compared to the weather craziness of 2019, only one record was broken in Rocky...

WEATHER: How much rain has fallen across the CQ region

Premium Content WEATHER: How much rain has fallen across the CQ region

The slow, soaking rain is expected to continue throughout the rest of the week.

Muggy and wet weather to continue for rest of year

Premium Content Muggy and wet weather to continue for rest of year

New Year’s Eve parties to prepare for rain, with BOM predicting a stormy and wet...

Falls of up to 105mm! Wet, wild Christmas for Mackay, CQ

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Find out the rainfall totals for the region and what to expect over the next couple...

‘Mad twister’: Shed blows away as CQ farmer shelters inside

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‘I’ve been through a few storms and I think that takes the cake.’

WARNING: Severe storm to hit parts of region

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Communities could experience damaging winds, heavy rainfall and flash flooding.

‘Severe weather warning’: Millions at risk

‘Severe weather warning’: Millions at risk

A huge chunk of Australia is on edge this morning following a new warning of flash...

IN PHOTOS: Heavy rain, rough seas lash the Coffs Coast

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Rivers swelled as rough seas lashed the coastline of Coffs Harbour on Monday...

Cyclone-like weather hitting NSW and Qld

Cyclone-like weather hitting NSW and Qld

Residents are being urged to prepare for flooding, heavy rain

WARNING: Damaging winds, heavy rainfall for parts of CQ

Premium Content WARNING: Damaging winds, heavy rainfall for parts of CQ

The expected conditions could offer some reprieve to the heat-stricken areas.

Hope storm will mark start of big wet as dam at record low

Premium Content Hope storm will mark start of big wet as dam at record low

Weather experts say Central Queensland could experience increased rainfall from...

‘Pattern shift’: Storms to break dry season in CQ

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BOM predicts beginning of storm season in Mackay, Isaac and Whitsundays this...

4500 masks stockpiled for COVID cyclone season

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Reduced shelter sizes and protective equipment prepared for the possibility of a...

STORM WATCH: Hail, damaging winds and heavy rain to hit CQ

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The bureau warns muggy and hot weather to create stormy conditions across central...

WARNING: Large hailstones, strong winds to hit CQ

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The warning comes after the state’s capital was battered with destructive hail at...

Supercell fury: Power cut to thousands of homes

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More than 7500 Sunshine Coast homes are without power

UPDATE: ‘Very dangerous’ thunderstorms move in on Gympie

Premium Content UPDATE: ‘Very dangerous’ thunderstorms move in on Gympie

Giant hail, heavy rain and destructive winds are heading for Gympie and other parts...

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