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Severe Weather News September 2020

La Nina officially declared by Bureau of Meteorology

29 September 2020: The Bureau of Meteorology has officially declared a La Nina event is underway as of today, increasing the odds of wetter conditions over the next several months for Australia.

Patchy rain and storms to cap off a warm and relatively wet September for SA

28 September 2020: Rain and thunderstorms are set to spread across parts of South Australia over the next two days, to cap off what has been a warm month but also the wettest September for the state since 2016.

Heat, fire danger and gusty winds followed by colder conditions for southern Queensland

24 September 2020: The next several days in southern Queensland is certainly going to be a period of two contrasting halves with northwesterly winds on Friday as well as heat and increased fire dangers in the southeast.

Late season cold snap for southeastern Australia

23 September 2020: A late season cold snap is developing across southern Australia, producing showers, thunderstorms, hail and snow from Wednesday until the weekend for Victoria, NSW, Tasmania and southeastern South Australia.

Severe thunderstorms across multiple states during Saturday, Sunday and Monday

22 September 2020: Severe thunderstorms occurred over multiple states during the weekend and into Monday, including the states and territories of the NT, QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC and SA, with the primary threats of localised damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall.

Severe thunderstorms develop across central Australia with more on the way

18 September 2020: An unusual, yet volatile September thunderstorm set-up is unfolding across inland Australia this afternoon, with severe thunderstorms exploding across parts of South Australia and Queensland this afternoon.

Widespread rain and thunderstorms for South Australia

16 September 2020: South Australia is likely to see its most widespread rain event since at least February as a dynamic weather event unfolds across the state, with a low pressure system and trough combining with unusually high moisture levels and an upper level cold pool.

Rain and severe storms for inland Australia

15 September 2020: With the Japanese and the USA meteorological agencies recently declaring a La Nina event, Australia is still on La Nina alert, with a 70% chance of a La Nina developing.

Widespread light to moderate falls for inland parts of several states later this week

13 September 2020: A large upper and surface low is expected to start taking shape in the Great Australian Bight during the middle of the week before drifting across southeast Australia later in the week and weekend.

Rain spreading across SA, VIC and TAS

11 September 2020: Patchy rain is starting to spread across Tasmania, Victoria and southern parts of South Australia today with accumulated totals of up to 30-40mm expected in some areas over the weekend.

Wild winds lash Victoria again

8 September 2020: A return to wild and windy conditions for southern and central parts of Victoria overnight as strong northerly winds intensified just prior to the crossing of the front earlier today.

Wet end to the week for SE QLD and northern NSW

8 September 2020: Wet conditions are expected to return to eastern Queensland and northern NSW later this week, as an upper trough combines with a surface trough and southerly change.

The first showers and localised storms for Spring to affect southeastern Queensland and northeast NSW

4 September 2020: This Saturday afternoon, localised showers with some possible thunder caused by a trough are forecast to shift across the New South Wales northern tablelands but in a much more hit and miss mode in the central and eastern Darling Downs.

NSW basking in early spring warmth

3 September 2020: Temperatures are soaring up to ten degrees above average today across parts of southern and central NSW, with many areas seeing their warmest day this early in the 'warming season' in decades.

Heavy rain tipped for Fiordland and SW Southern New Zealand tomorrow

3 September 2020: An active front is forecast to move over southern New Zealand from the Tasman Sea late tomorrow and become slow moving over central parts of the country during Saturday.

Hot September likely for Australia

1 September 2020: Spring is set to start off quite warm across Australia with September likely to be a warm one across much of the country, with the northwest Australia 'heat train' already in full swing.


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