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Severe thunderstorm

Thunderstorms are associated with very tall clouds called cumulonimbus that produce turbulence, lightning and thunder. So what causes them, and what's really going on up there?

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Tropical cyclone

Tropical cyclones are low-pressure systems that form over warm, tropical waters. Learn about how they form, where they occur, how they are named, and the impacts experienced.


Severe weather can disrupt our lives in all sorts of ways. Understanding how it happens, knowing it's on the way and being ready to act all help you to stay safe. Explore our severe weather information to be better prepared when hazardous weather looms.

Bushfire

Bushfire

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Drought

Drought

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Flood

Flood

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Heatwave

Heatwave

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Severe thunderstorm

Severe thunderstorm

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Tropical cyclone

Tropical cyclone

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