weather

How rain, wind, heat and other heavy weather can affect your internet connection

When your Netflix stream drops out in the middle of a rainstorm, can you blame the wild weather? Quite possibly.…

2 weeks ago

What are waterspouts, and how do they form? An expert explains

Waterspouts are extraordinary, impressive weather events. Observers describe them as looking like “the start of an alien invasion” and post…

2 months ago

‘A vigorous cold front’: why it’s been so cold this week, with more on the way

Across most of Australia this week, people have woken up and thought “Goodness, it’s cold.” Summer doonas are being changed…

2 months ago

Prepare for hotter days, says the State of the Climate 2020 report for Australia

The Australian State of the Climate 2020 report reveals a picture of long-term climate trends and climate variability. The biennial…

7 months ago

Prepare for hotter days, says the State of the Climate 2020 report for Australia

The Australian State of the Climate 2020 report reveals a picture of long-term climate trends and climate variability. The biennial…

7 months ago

Research shows coronavirus thrives in dry air (and August is coastal Australia’s least humid month)

We know some influenzas are seasonal, and the common cold is more common in winter. But what about COVID-19? Many…

10 months ago