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Ex-Cyclone Debbie continues to bring heavy rain

Cyclone Debbie made landfall over the coast of Queensland Australia on Tuesday producing severe wind damage to properties in areas close to the eye including the towns of Bowen and Proserpine. Debbie gradually moved inland and as winds eased the … Continue reading

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Cyclone Debbie arrives in Queensland

Cyclone Debbie made landfall over the coast of Queensland, Australia in the early hours of this morning UK time bringing high winds, storm surge and heavy rain. Queensland is no stranger to strong cyclones having been struck by Cyclones Marcia … Continue reading

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Global Weather this week – updated 7 June 2016

We might be seeing some heavy showers and thunderstorms here in the UK today, but the weather in other parts of the world is much more volatile with storms, floods and heatwaves. North America In North America Tropical Storm Colin … Continue reading

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Met Office staff and affiliates recognised for their work

World renowned Met Office Chief Scientist Professor Dame Julia Slingo DBE FRS has been awarded the prestigious International Meteorological Organisation (IMO) Prize. This is the first time, since 1998 that the annual prize, awarded by the World Meteorological Organisation, has been … Continue reading

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Intense storm threatens Sydney

Parts of New South Wales in southeast Australia have had severe flooding and wind damage over the past few days due to an intense low pressure system. Parts of the region have already seen more than 300mm (around a foot) … Continue reading

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Cyclone Quartet in the Tropics

There are currently four cyclones active across tropical regions of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Here we take a look at each storm and its impacts. Cyclone Pam is the most intense of the four cyclones and, at the time … Continue reading

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