Hobart weather: Record rain, flash flooding inundate CBD and parts of southern Tasmania

Hobart weather: Record rain, flash flooding inundate CBD and parts of southern Tasmania

Updated May 11, 2018 12:40:45 Cars have floated down Hobart CBD streets and homes and businesses were evacuated as flash flooding hit the city following record rainfall overnight. Key points: Hobart hit by more than 100 millimetres of rain in a single day, doubling the previous record Flooding in city …

Farmers celebrate rain as Tasmania braces for downpour to continue

Farmers celebrate rain as Tasmania braces for downpour to continue

Posted May 11, 2018 05:43:34 Photo: Farmer Tim Lyne celebrates the rain. His 40-megalitre dam was completely empty just last week. (ABC News: Edith Bevin) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Fifth-generation east coast farmer Jack Cotton says Thursday’s …

Ireland’s introduction to Test cricket after 144-year wait ruined by rain

Ireland’s introduction to Test cricket after 144-year wait ruined by rain

Posted May 12, 2018 13:32:32 Photo: More than 5,000 tickets were sold for Ireland’s first day of cricket but not a ball was bowled. (Reuters: Clodagh Kilcoyne) Related Story: Irish cricket on verge of Test status Ireland has had a wet welcome to Test cricket with the opening day of …

Victoria prepares for drenching rain as Hobart begins clean-up after flooding | Weather

Parts of Victoria were forecast to receive a month’s worth of rain in one day after several months of drought-like conditions, while Hobart cleaned up after the city’s wettest day in nearly 60 years. On Friday, 129mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Victoria, alongside wind gusts of more …

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Updated May 11, 2018 13:08:33 Photo: Ethan, 3, frolicked in the snow and sunshine at Dinner Plain. (Supplied: Dinner Plain Alpine Village) Related Story: Evacuations and flash floods after violent storm, record rainfall hit Hobart Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues …

Dust and rain storms in north and west India leave 91 dead, 160 injured

Dust and rain storms in north and west India leave 91 dead, 160 injured

Posted May 03, 2018 21:45:12 Photo: The dust storm also hit the northern city of New Delhi. (AP: Manish Swarup) Related Story: In Delhi, you can taste the pollution in the air — but nobody cares Related Story: ‘We have nothing left’: Aid agencies warn of alarming situation in Sri …

Outback weather watchers use local knowledge to record private history of rain events

Outback weather watchers use local knowledge to record private history of rain events

Updated April 21, 2018 08:38:24 Photo: Monitoring the river has always been part of Mr Moffatt’s life, with records stretching back 70 years. (ABC News: Nicole Bond) When your livelihood depends on the weather, predictions, patterns and planning are paramount, which is especially true for farmers and graziers in western …

Gold Coast 2018: Wet weather fails to rain on Commonwealth Games day one parade

Gold Coast 2018: Wet weather fails to rain on Commonwealth Games day one parade

Posted April 06, 2018 06:28:39 Photo: Crowds pack temporary swimming stands at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. (ABC Gold Coast: Damien Larkins) A sudden downpour of rain could not dampen the spirit of spectators on day one of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Photo: The skies open up as …

Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland, strong wind and heavy rain forecast for coastal areas

Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland, strong wind and heavy rain forecast for coastal areas

Updated April 02, 2018 14:43:02 Photo: Satellite image of Tropical Cyclone Iris which is more than 300 kilometres north-east of Townsville. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology) Tropical Cyclone Iris has reformed in the Coral Sea, prompting warnings of damaging winds and heavy rainfall for a large stretch of the Queensland coast …

Queensland weather: More rain on the way for flooded communities in state’s north

Queensland weather: More rain on the way for flooded communities in state’s north

Updated March 29, 2018 10:59:48 Photo: The Bruce Highway opened south of Ingham on Thursday morning, but remains closed to the north. (Facebook: Georgia Garbutt) Floodwaters have begun to settle in north Queensland, but the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says another rainfall event for Central to North Queensland is quite …