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Tue 19 Feb 2019

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

THE category 3 Cyclone Oma is powering up and bearing down on Queensland and NSW, and it’s already having a dramatic effect on the coast.

BUSHFIRES: Why the sun and moon go red

BUSHFIRES: Why the sun and moon go red

The Border Post spoke to a meteorologist to find out what this happens during bushfires

Authorities on full alert as Cyclone Oma's threat grows

premium_icon Authorities on full alert as Cyclone Oma's threat grows

The Bureau of Meteorology has gone on 24-hour watches with all hands on deck as Cyclone Oma threatens wilds seas, 500mm of rain.

NATURE'S TOLL: Wildlife feel the effect of region's bushfire

premium_icon NATURE'S TOLL: Wildlife feel the effect of region's bushfire

FIREFIGHTERS have worked tirelessly to keep residents' homes and lives protected - however some of our wildlife haven't been spared.

Heatwave moving throughout CQ to make life uncomfortably hot

premium_icon Heatwave moving throughout CQ to make life uncomfortably hot

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, low to severe heatwave conditions are forecast throughout Central Queensland

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Three breakdowns, emergency rescue in VMR's busy day

premium_icon Three breakdowns, emergency rescue in VMR's busy day

AS BOATIES took advantage of a break in the heavy wind last Thursday, Volunteer Marine Rescue had a spike in call-outs with four in one day.

YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

The Bureau of Meteorology (the BOM) plays a vital role in the protection of life and property during extreme and natural disaster events.

Cyclone Oma threatens Queensland

Cyclone Oma threatens Queensland

Queensland’s southeast is already feeling the effects of a cyclone bearing down northeast of Australia.

Biggest supermoon of the year is here

Biggest supermoon of the year is here

In the words of Van Morrison, it will be “a marvellous night for a moondance” with the closest supermoon of the year set to take place tomorrow night.

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

A BUSH fire burning near the Bruxner Highway, west of Tabulam continues to spread.

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