Weather Glossary - Other
Indicates the 540 decametre line on the 1000-500 thickness chart. Often used as a rough guide to determine when an airmass is cold enough to produce snowfalls on the Australian southern alpine areas.
The Bega Valley Shire Council is caught in a perfect storm of insurers and governments avoiding claims to repair storm damage to a heritage wharf.
Beach shack owners in South Australia say urgent action is needed, after storm erosion has put their properties at risk of falling into the sea.
During a thunderstorm, approximately 20 percent of lightning strikes reach the ground and the rest occur within the cloud.