Category Archives: Environment

Cities most likely to be struck by tsunami

University of Newcastle researchers showed how Sydney Harbour would be affected by a tsunami. Picture: Supplied

WHEN we hear the phrase tsunami, for many people it would conjure up harrowing scenes of flattened communities selecting up the items in usually faraway international locations. Nonetheless, new analysis from Geoscience Australia exhibits, the specter of an enormous waves inflicting destruction is one Australia needs to be taking very severely. Its Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard […]

Storms smash Queensland’s southeast

A neighbouring trampoline found its way over the fence of this Gold Coast storm. Picture: Lynley Schostakowski

Queenslanders have woken to extreme storm injury after hail and robust winds battered the area’s southeast in a single day. A series of extreme thunderstorms ripped up a number of roofs, downed energy traces and plunged greater than 46,000 houses into darkness. The Bureau of Meteorology cancelled a extreme climate warning at 7pm yesterday however […]

Firefighters injured in NSW Central Coast bushfire

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Three firefighters have been injured whereas working to include a bushfire blaze on the NSW Central Coast this afternoon.Supply:Equipped Three firefighters have been injured whereas working to include a bushfire blaze on the NSW Central Coast this afternoon. The NSW Rural Hearth service has warned motorists to take additional care on the M1 north of […]

Nations count cost of 2018 climate disasters

The aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong, which also caused damage in the Philippines and China. Picture: Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images

From floods to excessive warmth, 10 of the worst climate-linked disasters in 2018 precipitated no less than .eight billion price of harm, says a research launched by the charity Christian Assist. Excessive climate pushed by local weather change hit each populated continent this yr, the British aid organisation says, warning pressing motion is required to […]

Grab your umbrellas, the ‘heaviest rain in months’ is due

Rain totals fro the next eight days across eastern Australia. Picture: Sky News Weather.

FORECASTERS have upped their warnings of mixed rain occasions resulting from hit each jap and Western Australia saying it may result in the heaviest downpours in months. Some inland areas of New South Wales may see extra rain than at some other level in 2018 to this point. Sydney, which simply days in the past […]

Huge storms lash east coast

Heatwaves have been forecast for some northern parts of Australia. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

FEROCIOUS storms slammed into Queensland on Sunday, cancelling outside occasions, grounding planes and delivering large hailstones. Thunderstorms will persist in inland areas of central and southeast Queensland at the moment, whereas on the horizon a brand new rain occasion has been spied. Though it’s early days, this new system, presently effervescent off the Western Australian […]