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Part of eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more ...

02 February, 2019 1:34 pm 1:34 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation’s weather bureau on Saturday warned of more heavy rain in the area. Some residents have already been evacuated after days of monsoon rains lashed the region around the coastal city of Townsville in north … Read More


Bushfires rage in Australia’s southeast but Sydney temperatures could...

01 January, 2019 11:39 am 11:39 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Wildfires burned in parts of Australia’s densely-populated southeast on Saturday, although weather officials expected falling temperatures to bring relief for Sydney by early afternoon. One fire in eastern Victoria, the second most populous state, prompted fire authorities to issue a watch and act warning for residents in 14 different towns. The fire … Read More