Bureau of Meteorology
Australian government agency responsible for providing meteorology services
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The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas. It was established in 1906 under the Meteorology Act, and brought together the state meteorological services that existed before then. The states officially transferred their weather recording responsibilities to the Bureau of Meteorology on 1 January 1908.
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There's a 70 per cent chance La Nina will develop in Australia this year. Here's what it meansThe BOM says there's three times the chance of La Nina developing this year which typically means more rain and an increased chance of widespread flooding.
La Nina alert: more rain and lower tempsThe BOM says there's three times the chance of La Nina developing this year which typically means more rain and an increased chance of widespread flooding.
Cold snap to sweep across eastern Australia this weekThe Bureau of Meteorology has just issued a Severe Weather Update video about a powerful cold front impacting southern and eastern Australia
Strong winds as cyclone hits Lord Howe IslandThe Bureau of Meteorology says 102km/h winds are now hitting Lord Howe Island, 600km east of Port Macquarie in NSW.
Flood warnings in place across NSW as rain buckets downThe Bureau of Meteorology has issued several warnings as heavy rain drenches parts of NSW.
Australia set to swelter in 'scorching' heatwave this weekThe Bureau of Meteorology says temperatures will rise to 45 degrees Celsius in parts of Australia this week.
Cyclone forms off Western Australian coast, bringing wild winds and heavy rainThe Bureau of Meteorology says a cyclone has developed off Western Australia's northern coast and is likely to cause heavy rain.
Cyclone develops off WA's northern coastThe Bureau of Meteorology says a cyclone has developed off Western Australia's northern coast and is likely to cause heavy rain.
Australia just suffered through its driest spring on recordThe nation had the driest and second-warmest spring ever, the Bureau of Meteorology said in a special climate statement.
Heat records to tumble this week with parts of Australia to approach 50 degreesThe Bureau of Meteorology says the week's hot weather could break heat records nationally and in individual states.
Heatwave brings more bushfire danger to New South WalesThe Bureau of Meteorology says "severe heatwave conditions" will build up on Tuesday, bringing temperatures over 40 degrees to many regions.
Sydney set for more 'poor' air quality as NSW South Coast bushfires continue to burnThe Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city.
Sydney set for more 'poor' air qualityThe Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city.
One Nation senator takes aim at BoM over climate change dataThe head of Australia's weather agency has fended off questions from One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts suggesting the bureau changed data to fit a climate change narrative.
Australia's drought expected to persist in spring: weather bureauAustralia's spring is expected to be warmer and drier than average, following one of the driest winters on record, the country's Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday.
Severe weather to hit WAThe Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for Western Australia's southwest on Saturday.
NSW coast battered by strong winds, rainThe Bureau of Meteorology has warned that the NSW coast and higher ranges will be battered by gale force winds and heavy rains throughout the day.