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Severe Weather News August 2019

Heavy rainfall lashes central NSW coastline

30 August 2019: Heavy rainfall has lashed coastal parts of NSW overnight, with falls in excess of 100mm recorded at multiple locations in the 24 hours to 9am this morning.

Record August heat, strong winds, and fire danger before heavy rain and thunderstorms over WA's southwest

28 August 2019: Sunny skies and record August warmth has affected southwest parts of Western Australia today, however a vigorous cold front is set to bring a rapid change in weather from Thursday, with heavy rainfall and thunderstorms likely to hit the region over multiple days.

Wet weather to return to eastern Australia

26 August 2019: Wet weather is expected to finally return across eastern NSW and southern QLD this week, with the potential for moderate falls to develop across the NSW coastline.

Large surf to smash NSW coast

21 August 2019: The New South Wales coastline is set to be smashed by huge surf tomorrow, with waves set to reach 5-7 metres, leading to the risk of significant beach erosion.

Heavy rain drenches western Tasmania amidst wet and windy week

20 August 2019: A barrage of cold fronts has been producing some cold, wet and windy weather over Tasmania over the last couple of days, with the wild weather likely to continue for the remainder of today and into tomorrow.

Gusty, warm conditions lead to increasing fire dangers for southern QLD and NSW

19 August 2019: An advancing cold front will shift off the east coast of Australia today, with north-westerly winds ahead of the front, turning south-westerly in its wake.

Showers, storms and snow for south-western WA

16 August 2019: A strong cold front will sweep across the South West Land Division of WA this afternoon and overnight, producing a large band of showers and thunderstorm with its passage. Damaging winds of up to 100km/h may develop with shower and storm activity this evening and overnight.

Warming up ahead of another cold blast for southeastern Australia

14 August 2019: Temperatures are warming up this week after a cold blast affected the nation's southeast last weekend, although this won't last for long as another cold blast is set to arrive late on the weekend and into early next week.

Wet weather to return to the South West

12 August 2019: Showery conditions are expected to return across the South West Land Division of WA during Tuesday and into Wednesday.

NSW, VIC and the ACT blanketed by widespread snow

11 August 2019: A complex low pressure system and associated cold fronts have produced a stunning polar blast across southern Australia over the last 72 hours.

Polar low to bring dusty conditions across central Australia

7 August 2019: A series of cold fronts associated with a strong low pressure system across southern Australia are set to whip up dusty conditions late this week for inland parts of the country.

Spring warmth and early bushfire conditions for northern NSW and southern QLD

6 August 2019: Warm, dry and windy conditions will cause fire danger to spike across northern New South Wales and southern Queensland later this week, ahead of a cold blast set to hit the nation's southeast.

Cold blast coming to southeastern Australia; biggest snow dump of season likely for the alps

5 August 2019: Winter is returning to southeastern Australia after the region endured one of its warmest Julys on record, with a series of cold fronts set to bring showers, hail, snow and strong winds this week.

Australia records fourth warmest July on record; first half of 2019 second warmest and fifth driest

1 August 2019: Australia has recorded yet another unusually mild and dry July, providing no relief to the drought conditions gripping large areas, as the country struggles through its fifth driest start to a year on record.

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