Severe weather knowledge centre


We provide warnings for severe weather and severe thunderstorms which have the potential to affect the safety and well-being of people in Australia. The Severe Weather Knowledge Centre provides information about thunderstorms and other severe weather, as well as information about our warnings and how to stay safe during these events.

Severe weather hazards

Learn about thunderstorms, tornadoes, east coast lows and thunderstorm phenomena.

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Understanding warnings

Learn about the Bureau's severe thunderstorm and severe weather warnings

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Safety during storms

Know what to do before, during and after a storm

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Blog posts and videos

View our videos and read our blog posts to learn more about severe weather

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