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.
The Border Post spoke to a meteorologist to find out what this happens during bushfires
The Bureau of Meteorology has gone on 24-hour watches with all hands on deck as Cyclone Oma threatens wilds seas, 500mm of rain.
FIREFIGHTERS have worked tirelessly to keep residents' homes and lives protected - however some of our wildlife haven't been spared.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, low to severe heatwave conditions are forecast throughout Central Queensland
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.
The Bureau of Meteorology (the BOM) plays a vital role in the protection of life and property during extreme and natural disaster events.
Queensland’s southeast is already feeling the effects of a cyclone bearing down northeast of Australia.
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.
A BUSH fire burning near the Bruxner Highway, west of Tabulam continues to spread.