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IOD reaches new (dry) heights

13:48 EDT

  The strongest positive Indian Ocean Dipole of the last two decades is limiting rainfall in Australia this spring.

Feral cat in Simpson Desert eats entire kangaroo carcass, surprising researchers

06:48 EDT

A PhD student studying the environmental impact of animal carcasses has filmed a feral cat eating an entire kangaroo in the Simpson Desert.

Queensland's weather outlook for summer forecasts fewer cyclones, more severe bushfires

00:06 EDT

Fewer cyclones are forecast but the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned a "dangerous cocktail" is brewing for the remainder of Queensland's fire season.