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10 February 2018 7:08 PM Bushfire threatens homes near Orange

Firefighters are urging residents of Mount Canobolas, near Orange, to evacuate, as a bushfire burns out of control. Late on Saturday the NSW Rural Fire Service issued an emergency warning in the Central Tablelands region, with spotfires threatening to cause damage before the main fire arrives. The fire covers about 109 hectares on the western side of the mountain 9

8 February 2018 6:53 AM Canberra's James Koundouris feared for Ash Walsh's life in Bathurst 12 Hour crash

He has since left hospital and is in good spirits, while Koundouris has backed the formation of a committee that will look at "how we can make racing across the top of the mountain safer". "Immediate thoughts were 'I hope he is alive'. That's the first thing that came to my mind," Koundouris said. "He's back home. He's feeling a bit light-headed, he probably 8

3 February 2018 9:02 AM Newcastle Jets on the cusp of A-League finals after beating Melbourne Victory

But it was yet another game in which the Jets' creative weapons shone brightly. Australian duo Dimitri Petratos and Andrew Nabbout impressed in front of new Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk, who was watching from the stands. A cleverly taken quick set-piece from Petratos should have provided Roy O'Donovan with a goal on his return when the Irish striker 6

29 January 2018 11:57 PM Homes and lives under threat as fire rages in Gidgegannup

A bushfire Emergency warning has been downgraded to a watch and act alert for people on or near Toodyay Road, O'Brien Road and Burgess Road in Gidgegannup in the City of Swan. Sixty firefighters have managed to save homes in the western part of the suburb but the bushfire remains out of control and unpredictable, and a threat to lives and homes remains 13

29 January 2018 8:43 PM Melbourne Express: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Just over 16 degrees in the city now, a blessed, cooling drizzle heading gradually east. A severe weather warning has been issued for Victoria's east after heavy rain throughout Melbourne overnight. Most of the rain was centred around Melbourne's north-west, with 72.4mm at Sunbury and 64mm in Toolernvale, near Melton. In the city, Viewbank recorded the highest 32

25 January 2018 3:46 AM Canberra braces for another thunderstorm as Bureau issues warning

Just a day after Canberra was lashed by a spectacular lightning storm, more thunderclouds could be rolling into town. On Thursday afternoon, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Canberra and the Snowy Mountains as well as parts of the South Coast. Heavy rainfall and damaging winds were likely throughout the afternoon and could 10

23 January 2018 4:40 PM 'Get to higher ground': Massive earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, prompting authorities to warn people in the area to move away from the coast in case it causes a tsunami. The tsunami warning was then cancelled hours after emergency sirens sounded in Kodiak, a town of 6100 people on Alaska's Kodiak Island, one of the closest settlements to the epicentre 92

21 January 2018 11:32 PM Firefighters continue to battle Royal National Park bushfire

Firefighters are continuing to battle a blaze in the Royal National Park on Monday, after the fire burnt more than 1800 hectares of bush over the weekend. The bushfire is being treated as suspicious, and burnt out of control on Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday evening, crews from the Rural Fire Service were controlling the fire and took advantage of easing 18

15 January 2018 10:01 AM Traffic chaos as outages and floods wreak havoc on Perth roads

It was traffic chaos in the Perth metropolitan area after a number of traffic signals blacked out and roads flooded due to the remnants of ex-Cyclone Joyce on Monday. Perth copped nearly 100mm of rainfall throughout the day, and the massive amount of rainfall caused sections of the Kwinana Freeway, the Mitchell Freeway and Great Eastern Highway to flood 16

6 January 2018 5:25 AM Victoria Bushfires: Properties on fire near Frankston

We have just spoken to Emergency Management Victoria who are unable to confirm any house or structure losses at this stage. Their alert level remains at Watch and Act, a step below their top warning. This Watch & Act message is being issued for Carrum Downs, Frankston North, Langwarrin, Skye. There is a bushfire at BLUE WREN RISE, CARRUM DOWNS that is not yet under 33