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Weather News

Fire bans declared as grass blazes pose new threat and danger reaches 'extreme' in Mallee

19:50 EDT

Victoria's emergency services are bracing for a new fire threat tomorrow, with dangerous hot and windy conditions forecast for the west of the state which has so far remained relatively untouched this fire season.

Destructive storms rumble across south-east Queensland, leaving thousands without power

19:23 EDT

Severe thunderstorms have moved across parts of south-east Queensland bringing down powerlines and trees.

Canberra hailstorm damages valuable research as record number of emergency calls lodged

17:18 EDT

The destructive hailstorm that tore through the national capital damaging cars and property yesterday has been labelled a "catastrophe".