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Keep off the roads and waterways, transport NSW

“Our number one priority is safety." says Transport NSW boss as he urges boaters, drivers and commuters to delay all unnecessary travel.

Four killed as cyclone Shaheen hits Oman

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen has killed four people as it slammed into Oman with ferocious winds and heavy rain, flooding streets, prompting evacuations from coastal areas and delaying flights to and from the capital, Muscat.

Ida intensifies into category 4 hurricane off Louisiana

Hurricane Ida has rapidly intensified into a dangerous category four storm on track for a potentially devastating landfall on the Louisiana coast.

Hunter drenched in wettest March in 120 years

March 2021 could be remembered as ‘the big wet’ in future annals. After multiple days of persistent, heavy rainfall between March 17 and 26, much of the state was experiencing record flooding. By Wednesday...

Mining charity rugby league day sidelined by weather

The torrential downpours have claimed their first major sporting scalp, with organisers cancelling this weekend’s A-Plus Contracting Hunter Valley Mining Charity Rugby League Day at Singleton. Event coordinator Danny Eather said the recent rain...
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