Much of Australia appears set for a wetter than average winter and spring, in unwelcome news for flood-affected communities.
Rising water levels are causing residents across southwest Sydney to evacuate their homes as heavy rain continues to bring increased flood danger in NSW.
Nick Gibbs, Phoebe Loomes and Finbar O'Mallon
Forecasters are warning NSW residents to brace for hundreds of millimetres of rain, flooding and possible landslips as a dangerous system forms over the coast.
The world must match the scale of emissions cuts caused by COVID-19 lockdowns if it wants to limit warming to 1.5C, a new report suggests.
A "weak tornado" has swept across the southwestern Netherlands, killing one and injuring at least 10 other people, emergency services say.
Climate change is making it harder for tropical cyclones to form and the world is getting fewer now than it did before oceans began to warm, a new study says.
Japanese authorities are warning of higher than expected electricity demand amid a heat wave and an early end to the rainy season in Tokyo.
Yuka Obayashi and Elaine Lies
EU energy ministers will meet to agree on climate change plans but Russia's threat of gas cuts is putting pressure on a swift move to renewables.
A blanket of thick fog cloaking the city and the South West has prompted a warning to motorists to take care on the roads with visibility reduced.
Meteorologists have declared La Nina finally over, but they warn it could return later in the year.
Mature rainforest trees may be facing a greater threat from strangling vines as warmer temperatures fuel the parasite's growth.
Heat waves in Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze River have prompted a surge in electricity use as people switch on air conditioning.
The mercury has pushed past 40C in western Europe as an early heat wave sweeps across the continent.
Windy conditions are forecast to hit areas in the northwest including Waratah, Arthur River and Zeehan on Monday.
The city has been pummelled with rain and gusty winds as a cold front passed over the the city overnight, but some suburbs were hit harder than others.
Ferry services to Rottnest Island have been cancelled over the weekend due to huge swells caused by severe weather on its way to WA.
If you thought the cold and miserable weather in the last week was bad, well it’s only going to get worse.
The United Nations secretary-general has issued a fresh demand for Australia and other G20 nations to rapidly dismantle their coal infrastructure.
After much of Australia endured a soggy autumn, forecasters say an unusual amount of rainfall will most likely dampen heads over winter.
The North Island town of Waikanae is picking up the pieces after two tornadoes overnight, part of huge storms lashing New Zealand.
Temperatures in Phoenix, Arizona, have hit 46C while a high of 50C was recorded in California's Death Valley, as the US southwest swelters through a heat wave.
Regarded as Australia's best long-range snow forecaster, Pete Taylor bases his predictions on personal observations rather than complex algorithms.
Perth south has been battered by large hail and flash flooding as a low-pressure system moves towards the west coast.
Perth gardens soaked up a nice burst of early rains on Thursday, but with plenty of cloud in the skies and a low-pressure system en route the light showers are nothing compared with what is to come.
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