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Weather News

Townsville deluge triggers rockslide, causes flash flooding as the gulf gets more big falls

10:51 EDT

Torrential rainfall of more than 300 millimetres in parts of north Queensland has caused localised flooding and a rock slide in Townsville, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tipping the system will provide "the best rainfall" the area has seen in some time.

Bushfire contractors owed hundreds of thousands of dollars by NSW Rural Fire Service

10:38 EDT

Businesses who were employed to help battle fires in northern New South Wales five months ago are yet to be paid by the state's Rural Fire Service.

Heatwave forecast to span Australia according to Bureau of Meteorology

20:37 EDT

Brace yourselves Australia: there is yet another heatwave on the way.