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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tag: weather

Wet weather creates perfect conditions for an itchy summer

The wet weather forecasted for this summer is set to create a bumper season for mosquitoes, and a University of Newcastle competition has sought solutions to stop the itch.  The Bureau of Meteorology...

Forecasters predict above average rain this summer

Meteorologists have forecasted above average rainfall for much of Australia this summer. The summer months will follow on from a particularly wet October, during which Williamtown residents saw 186mm of rain fall in...

Storms on the way for the Hunter

The Bureau of Meteorology has released a severe weather warning for parts of the Hunter. As of 2.45pm today, severe thunderstorms were detected on the radar near Paxton, Bellbird, and Sweetmans Creek...

Wild weather expected across parts of NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology has released warnings of heavy rainfall, large hail, and flash flooding this weekend, and the NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is encouraging communities to be prepared. Storms should...

Wild weather to hit Newcastle and the Hunter

Residents across the Hunter are set to experience wild weather this week. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a hazardous surf and wind warning for much of the NSW coast.  A low pressure system over the Tasman...

Big surf threatens to wash away club’s history

While surfers welcomed the large swells that smashed Newcastle shores last week, Cooks Hill Life Saving and Surf Club members say the massive waves were too much for the club’s ageing elements. The...

Hazardous surf predicted for this weekend

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a hazardous surf warning for this weekend. Hazardous conditions are expected for coastal activities, such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing along Newcastle’s coastline from today until...