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Tropical Cyclones – What are they and how are they named?

Tropical Cyclones are low pressure systems that form over warm tropical waters. They usually form when the sea surface temperature is above 26 degrees. They can continue for days even weeks and also follow erratic paths. They usually dissipate once it moves over land or

Drive to Survive this Long Weekend

Upper Hunter motorists and drivers are being warned to be alert and drive to survive is the message from the police as many people are setting out on the June long weekend road trips.  Police across the state will target all speeding, mobile phone, seatbelt and motorcycle/helmet offences and the double demerit points will

SES: Heroes of the Storm

Some heroes wear capes, some wear spandex, and then there are those dressed in fluorescent orange. Through the wild surf, falling snow, and unpredictable winds we’ve been experiencing this week, there has been one constant: our local SES teams. Since the recent savage weather began,

Wild Weather Continues Across NSW

If it felt a little frosty getting out of bed this morning you were not alone. Parts of NSW and Queensland awoke to their driveways covered in snow and 100kmh wind whipping up a frenzy outside their windows. In the Blue Mountains some roads were

Massive Surf Warning on the South Coast This Week

If you were planning a refreshing winter surf or swim this week you might want to think again. This morning the Bureau of Meteorology issued a hazardous surf warning for the entire coast of New South Wales, from Eden to Byron Bay. There are swells