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Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane weather: Forecast for hot weekend, possible storms

Don’t be fooled by the yo-yoing temperatures in the coming days, a heatwave is bringing the day 50C and it’s time for the weekend. Australia’s “heat engine” in northwestern Western Australia is in full throttle mode and ready to deliver scorching sun over much of the country, including major capitals. In some inland areas, mercury …

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Apple Maps: iPhone firm hopes revamped mapping app will outsmart Google Maps

This has been Apple’s Achilles heel – a pre-installed feature on iPhones some users refuse to use. A major update could change that. Apple has relaunched one of its biggest iPhone features, which should – ultimately – make it more competitive with arch nemesis Google. Starting today, Australia is being granted access to the highly …

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Ukraine, Russia: Fears grow of invasion as Moscow masses troops on border.

There are growing fears that Vladimir Putin could attack his democratic neighbor in a matter of weeks as Western nations scramble to talk to him. Russia has gathered troops and sophisticated supply lines close to the border with Ukraine, which could see an invasion of the European nation as soon as next month. This is …

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Sydney, Brisbane weather: Forecast for nasty storms, rain; hot in Darwin, Perth

“Wild” and “intense” weather is set to head east in the coming days as change is widespread. But in the west, it will reach around 40 °C. “Particularly terrible” storms could hit areas of the East Coast in the coming days, with heavy dumping of rain in store. Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra could all be …

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Australia climate: Almost no areas of country are now in drought, BOM map reveals

This is a map of Australia that contains almost nothing, yet it reveals a major change that would have seemed impossible a few years ago. This is an almost entirely black and white map of Australia, with nothing like it. Yet this is probably the best news, Season Wise, the country has seen for some …

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