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Severe Weather News June 2020

Tornadoes rip through parts of New Zealand's North Island

27 June 2020: Wild weather has wreaked havoc across parts of the north island of New Zealand overnight and this morning with multiple tornado occurrences across the region late yesterday afternoon, during the late night and early into this morning.

Sunny skies for school holidays

26 June 2020: With the Queensland school holidays kicking off tomorrow, the first week is looking stunning across Queensland.

Australia on La Niņa watch

24 June 2020: The Bureau of Meteorology has put Australia on a La Niņa watch, with the chance of a La Niņa forming during spring increasing to around 50%, or twice the normal likelihood.

Small snow accumulations for the NSW Northern Tablelands

23 June 2020: Elevated regions of the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales saw snow flurries overnight and into early this morning, with slightly more accumulations of snow observed at Mount Kaptuar (east of Narrabri, NSW).

Cold front to hit southwest WA

22 June 2020: After more unseasonably warm June weather, a cold front will sweep across southwestern parts of WA today and into Tuesday, causing temperatures to cool closer to average and bringing with it rain, possible thunderstorms and strong winds.

Moderate to locally heavy rain set to soak southeast Tasmania

21 June 2020: A moist onshore flow wrapping around a broad low pressure system in the Tasman Sea will become established over parts of Tasmania and cause moderate to locally heavy rain to mainly focus on the state's southeast on Monday and Tuesday.

Large cutoff low looms for SE Australia but widespread extreme impacts unlikely

18 June 2020: After a few days of above average temperatures and mainly settled weather in southeast Australia, a developing complex low pressure system and cold front is set to bring wintry weather to the region this weekend.

Cold front to bring strong winds but much needed rainfall to southwest WA

16 June 2020: A cold front will sweep across WA's southwest tomorrow, bringing wind gusts to 100km/h but also much needed rainfall after a warm and dry start to winter.

Wild winds batter Western, Northern and Central Tasmania

16 June 2020: A strong and gusty northwesterly wind flow has battered the northwestern and northern coastal and adjacent inland districts in the wake of a cold front over the past 12 hours.

Welcome winter rainfall for eastern Australia

15 June 2020: Over the weekend, eastern Australia rejoiced as winter rainfall fell across drought stricken inland regions and coastal locations, with widespread falls of 10-20mm.

Large High Pressure System to bring cold temperatures to Southern NZ

11 June 2020: Temperatures are set to plummet into this coming weekend as a cold front sweeps over the north island and stalls preceding a very broad high pressure system during this weekend during Saturday and Sunday.

Solid rain on the way for NSW and QLD

10 June 2020: Shower activity increased across eastern NSW and QLD during Wednesday with 10-20mm falling across coastal locations.

Showery week for eastern Queensland and New South Wales

9 June 2020: Shower activity will increase across the Queensland and NSW coast this week, with the potential for localised thunderstorm activity on Thursday.

Widespread frost and fog over southeast Australia into next week

5 June 2020: A large high will cause a run of settled weather and light winds across large parts of Australia's southeast for the next week, however at night time the mercury will plummet to as low as 10 degrees below average in some areas with frost and fog commonplace.

Wet, windy, snowy weather to hit New Zealand

3 June 2020: As much of Australia enters a a period of largely dry weather, New Zealand will be hit by a low pressure system from today until Friday, bringing widespread rain, possible thunderstorms and snow.

Wet, windy and snowy start to winter for southeastern Australia

1 June 2020: A cold front and upper cold pool of air will move across southeastern Australia today, generating widespread showers, locally damaging winds, hail and snow to low levels.

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