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We know the weather forecast for tomorrow is at catastrophic levels and based on that, plus the conditions we’ve experienced in the last few days, I’ve accepted the advice of Commissioner Fitzsimmons and declared a state of emergency across New South Wales. – We’ve got to keep reminding ourselves that catastrophic is off the conventional

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Cool oceans. Westerly winds. Storm-driven rains. Half-way between equator and pole, the lands on the westerly fringes of the continents are dominated by their neighbouring seas. Mild winters. Mild summers. If you excuse the constant ocean storms, cloudy skies and rain, then these are not lands of extremes. Having some of the most dramatic coastlines

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JUDY WOODRUFF: It’s been an awful summer in Australia, with extreme weather and terrible consequences. Thunderstorms and hail have been pelting eastern sections of the country, but strong winds have also created dust storms. Drought conditions and the bushfires remain a major problem. This fire season is hardly over. Miles O’Brien has been reporting from

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Hello I’m from the Australien Government, here to bring you a special weather forecast Australia is about to head into a federal election This means you can expect a high pressure system of bullshit to form over Canberra The bullshit will spread across the continent rapidly, thanks to topical cyclone Rupert causing scattered showers of

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Welcome to the Bureau’s annual climate summary for 2019. The year was exceptionally warm and dry for Australia. It was Australia’s warmest year on record, coming in well above 2013, the previous warmest year. Annual rainfall was also the lowest on record, surpassing 1902. 2019 will rank alongside some of the most severe drought years

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…To try and make out that somehow or rather, the Australian government could have done something by reducing its carbon emissions that would have reduced these bushfires is just complete nonsense. – Do you accept – Do you accept that the planet is heating up at a dangerous level? Yes or no? Yes, but if you

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