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Weather News

Japan sets new May temperature record

18:14 EST

A brief burst of early-season heat in northern Japan set a new national maximum temperature record for the month of May on Sunday.

Snowy end to autumn transforms Australia's ski resorts

11:57 EST

Australia's alps are being covered with fresh snow just two weeks out from the start of the 2019 ski season.

Menindee locals take break from fish kills, drought to dance by Darling River and hope for brighter future

06:18 EST

Amid the mass fish kills and the ongoing drought, Menindee locals hope a festival will be the first of many positives to draw tourists back to the area.