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Are crocs better than BOM at predicting wet weather?

Premium Content Are crocs better than BOM at predicting wet weather?

Crocodiles have a chequered history in North Queensland

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

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

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

Your Australia Day weather forecast for Mackay Whitsunday

Premium Content Your Australia Day weather forecast for Mackay Whitsunday

Near-perfect weather is on the cards just in time for locals to hit the beach.

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."

Weather update: Sunny days on Mackay Whitsunday horizon

Premium Content Weather update: Sunny days on Mackay Whitsunday horizon

More storms and some much-needed relief from the rain on the way.

Proserpine records most rain in Qld after downpour

Premium Content Proserpine records most rain in Qld after downpour

A massive rainfall total surpassing 300mm has been recorded in the town, with most...

Heavy rain to make for wet weekend in Whitsundays, Mackay

Premium Content Heavy rain to make for wet weekend in Whitsundays, Mackay

Up to 150mm of rain could fall in parts of the region.

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

4500 masks stockpiled for COVID cyclone season

Premium Content 4500 masks stockpiled for COVID cyclone season

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

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

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

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

Supercell fury: Power cut to thousands of homes

Premium Content Supercell fury: Power cut to thousands of homes

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...

‘Prepare now’: BOM warns of dangerous storms

Premium Content ‘Prepare now’: BOM warns of dangerous storms

Giant hail, intense rainfall could hit Coast from tomorrow

Heatwaves claim more lives than any other natural hazard

Premium Content Heatwaves claim more lives than any other natural hazard

Heightened risk of dangerous heatwaves, BoM has warned

BOM: Gloomy skies to return, but little rain in sight

Premium Content BOM: Gloomy skies to return, but little rain in sight

Residents will wake up to gloomy skies, with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting...

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