Floods in South East Queensland

Severe storms have dumped heavy rain across south-east Queensland, causing flash floods and some power cuts to around 3,000 homes. Further storms are likely, with the possibility of further heavy…

Floods in Western Australia

Heavy rain in Western Australia left several people missing in flooded areas in the Kimberley. All have since been rescued, although further rainfall is forecast and more flooding likely. Forecasters…

Germanwatch Global Climate Risk Report

Germanwatch, a research group for sustainable development and global equity, has released its 9th Global Climate Risk report to coincide with the climate summit 2013 in Warsaw, Poland. The summit…

Gundagai Floods 1852

Gundagai is next to the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales, which flows north westerly for five hundred and fifty nine miles. It is one of the main tributaries of…

Eastern Australia 2013

During January 2013, a tropical cyclone developed in the Gulf of Carpentaria, a large area of sea enclosed on 3 sides by northern Australia. The cyclone was eventually named Tropical…