Category: Weather

QUT Radio News – Commonwealth Games Special – Thursday 12 April 2018

Day seven of the Commonwealth Games saw Australia continue to pick up goals in the track and field events. Michael McGuane has the latest in today’s special report.

QUT Radio News – Commonwealth Games Special – Wednesday 11 April 2018

There was a lot of excitement overnight at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, with Australia sweeping up medals across the board. Ashlee Press has the latest news as part of our special coverage.

Trawler search goes into third day

Queensland is still reeling from wild weather which caused loss of power, school closures and evacuations across the state. Today, the sole known survivor of a trawler tragedy was reunited with his loved ones, but authorities now concede his six

Rough seas hamper trawler search

Rough weather is hampering the search for six fisherman missing off Central Queensland, as hopes fade for their survival. One of their colleagues was rescued after hours in the water clinging to the capsized trawler. Claire Boughey reports.

Rain fails to dampen Ride to Work Day

Cyclists around Brisbane have braved the elements to take part in Ride To Work Day. The annual event aims to promote cycling as a viable alternative for commuters. Naveen Razik reports.

Man dies after being swept away by flood waters

Police have again warned motorists not to drive into flooded waterways after the death of a man near Gympie. His wife watched on as he was swept away in a swollen causeway. Michael McGuane reports.

Home owners helped to bin green waste for free

City Hall is urging home owners to get rid of green waste this weekend – for free. It comes as emergency services continue preparing for another dangerous storm season. Naveen Razik reports.

Men most at risk of skin cancer

Queensland men aged over 55 are most risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancers. The latest research has uncovered the extent of the disease and its cost on the health system. Lily Nothling reports.

Queenslanders urged to get ready for storm season

Queenslanders are being warned to get ready for storm season. The Weather Bureau is predicting an average number of cyclones, but they say they’ll bring more heatwave conditions than severe floods. Elisabeth Moss reports.

Wet weather wreaks havoc

The weekend rain brought welcome heat relief to many parts of the South East, but it also came at a cost, with some centres copping a storm walloping. Lexi Kehl reports.