Category: Weather

Tornado terror in South-East Queensland

Super-cell storms and tornadoes have left a 300-kilometre trail of destruction across parts of South East Queensland. An intense vortex of wind, rain, and ice ripped through the South Burnett late yesterday and there was heartbreak during today’s massive cleanup

Deadly storms lash two states

South-East Queensland get ready to brace for more heavy storms. The Bureau issued a top priority warning this afternoon as a line of storms moved in, stretching across two states. Last night, a man died as electrical storms lashed the

Fallen firefighters remembered

Firefighters are among the first to face danger to keep us safe and today, those who have sacrificed their lives doing it, have been remembered. Laura Daly reports.

SEQ pummelled by storms and there’s more to come

Parts of South East Queensland have been pummelled by heavy rain and hail and there’s more to come. Residents are being warned to prepare for the upcoming storm season. Bridget Nagel reports.

Third Qld shark attack in as many weeks

A shark has mauled a man while he was fishing off the coast of Rockhampton. It’s the third attack in Queensland in as many weeks. Manille Lumayag reports.

Kids get planting for Arbour Day

School kids across Queensland got their hands dirty today. All in the name of saving our environment. They were planting trees in recognition of Arbor Day. Josh Stengert reports.

Queenslanders urged to get ready for storm season

Summer is fast approaching and authorities want the public to think now about preparing for the expected extreme weather conditions. Georgie Hewson reports.

Free green bins ready for summer storms

Brisbane residents are being encouraged to clean up their yards for storm season. The City Council has cut green waste costs for October, so more people can recycle. Norma Hilton reports.

Australia announces $5 million in foreign aid to Indonesia

Australia is to provide $5 million and medical staff to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. More than 1200 people are now believed dead. Norma Hilton reports.

New strategy for Queensland emergency service volunteers

Queensland’s Emergency Services have unveiled a strategy for using volunteers in natural disasters. Thousands of residents may be asked to help during floods, fires and severe storms. Liam Morton reports.

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