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The Climate Council's 'Icons at Risk: climate change Threatening Australian Tourism' report, released today, shows Australia's top five natural tourist attractions could be hit by extreme heatwaves, increasing temperatures, rising sea-levels, coastal flooding and catastrophic coral bleaching. Climate ...
The Australian assisted Steve Mounie to give Huddersfield the lead on the 94th, before playing a sublime through ball to Tom Ince to set up their third, as Huddersfield raced away with the contest. The win moves Mooy's side through to the F.A Cup fifth round, where they'll meet Manchester United, who ...

City governor Anies Baswedan said about 6,500 people had been displaced by floods in parts of south and east Jakarta as flood alerts were raised to the highest level. "We are making sure that those evacuees receive aid," Baswedan said in a statement, adding that flood waters had receded at the ...
Three British backpackers had to be rescued on Tuesday morning, after they woke up to find crocodile-infested floodwater had partially submerged their campervan. The van was parked in a picnic area in Queensland, just south of Cairns, that had been dry when they went to sleep, but torrential rain had ...
MAJURO, Marshall Islands (AFP) - Emergency services were put on standby Saturday in Majuro, as rising king tides threatened to flood the capital of the low-lying Marshall Islands. The National Weather Service warned "major inundation" was possible from Saturday (Feb 3) evening through to Tuesday at ...
floods have isolated parts of the Kimberley, leaving supermarkets in Broome and Derby without fresh food, dozens stranded on the side of a national highway and millions of dollars damage to roads eaten away by raging torrents. Several sections of the Great Northern Highway -- the only route connecting ...

An area twice the size of Victoria has been cut off in Western Australia's Kimberley region after a severe storm decimated the only highway servicing the region. The Kimberley received record rainfall in January, including 639mm in four days, flooding the Great Northern Highway and sweeping away ...
Superstorm transforms Australian plain into an 'ocean'. Wed, Jan 31. The driver of a four-wheel drive truck had difficulty following the highway after 17 inches of rain fell in Western Australia. Share Video; facebook · twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.
"At this stage we expect the Daly River to remain at a major flood level until at least Monday next week," Mr Hollamby said. Authorities had previously said around 380 residents were at risk, with some residents already self-evacuating. The flooding has forced the closure of schools in the Daly River region ...
Around 9.30pm Monday night, residents in Rapid Creek and surrounding suburbs received the message, "Flood Warning from NT Emergency Services for Rapid Creek, Rapid Creek is rising. Activate household Plan as required." NT police have also issued a warning reporting flooding on McMillans Rd ...
Helicopters are being used to evacuate hundreds of residents from the flood-affected Daly River community in the Northern Territory, while Darwin River dam has started to ... Residents began arriving at the evacuation centre in Darwin's showgrounds late last night when a major flood warning was issued.
An Australian air force EA-18G Growler plane has burst into flames fire during military exercises at a Nevada air base. Vice-Admiral's 40 years of service. GREG BROWN. Vice-Admiral David Johnston has spent 40 years working with people committed to keeping Australia safe. Mozzies know scent of ...
And the entire community of Daly River will be evacuated on Monday night as the Bureau of meteorology issued a major flood warning for the area. More than 4,500 properties were left without power, including parts of Darwin city, Parap, Stuart Park, Woolner and surrounds. Significant outages were ...
From a flood point of view, there's little I can say here that hasn't been or won't be said elsewhere. We know the river height officially reached 9.5m, we know about the destruction it caused, the community response in the clean-up, and the long and painful aftermath for many. But there are a few things I ...
Since being warned of a possible evacuation on Friday, Daly River residents have been advised to stay vigilant despite flood predictions from the Bureau of meteorology (BOM) being revised down. NT police said households in Daly River would be given $250 credit to use at the local shop, after people ...
Ms Hidalgo said waters were expected to peak in the city on Saturday (local time), adding the flood was less significant than that in 2016, which was described as some of the worst flooding in a century. "Currently we are at 5.71 metres and we should peak between 5.8 and 6 metres maximum," she said.
Residents of Western Australia's Kimberley region have been told to prepare for an evacuation following threats of flooding and road closures. Authorities have urged people in the north and west Kimberley catchments to pack a relocation and emergency kit as fast flowing waters threaten to rise quickly on ...

Residents in the small Top End town of Katherine sensed something was amiss that Australia Day in 1998, but could never have anticipated the devastation that was about to grip the region. Within hours, more than 1,000 square kilometres of the Northern Territory would be inundated with torrential ...
Lebanon's festering garbage crisis came crashing ashore this week, after residents woke up to find a powerful winter storm had laid a mantle of waste at a beach just a few minutes' drive north of the capital, Beirut. The scenes were a national embarrassment for a country that once prided itself on its ...
The themes are universal but the film is unmistakably Australian. "It resonates in a strange way with people," the director tells Guardian Australia. "It's a classic tale. It's about land grabs. It's about taking over the country. It's a basic western that people relate to on a range of different levels, based in a place ...
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry last year anticipated post-Australia Day work-shirkers would cost businesses as much as $62 million, with about 180,000 people expected to pull a swiftie. The public holiday fell on a Thursday last year, so we were basically doomed - but finally we get ...
"There may be some localised flooding but we're not predicting flood levels to be above those of 2006." Supt Smith said residents needed to be aware of the situation and act accordingly. He urged people not to drive through flood waters, and to make sure children did not play in any flowing water, which he ...
Mr Tull said the union would focus on the ongoing arbitration case for Immigration and Australian Border Force workers in the Fair Work Commission, and the union-wide push to reform Australia's industrial relations system. It also wanted to reverse the government's increasing use of consultants, ...
... south-west, scientists have identified a new dinosaur that once roamed the "lost world" between Australia and Antarctica. Foot and tail fossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks near Cape Otway in 2005 have led to the discovery of a Turkey-sized herbivore which lived in the Australian-Antarctic Rift Valley.
The City of Greater Geraldton is preparing for the possibility of evacuating Walkaway residents if the Greenough River floods. Picture: Anita ... At 4.50pm the Bureau of meteorology had an initial flood warning in place for the Greenough River Catchment and the De Grey River Catchment. There is also a ...
For example, our campuses are in one of the most flood-prone parts of Australia. So we have launched this year a unique degree in coastal systems engineering. It is all about flood mitigation, flood prediction and the movement and control of water from storms and tidal events. It is unique in the region and ...
People in WA's Pilbara and Midwest Gascoyne regions have been warned to prepare for flooding due to heavy rains from ex-Tropical cyclone Joyce. Emergency WA has issued a warning for minor flooding in catchment areas of the Pilbara Coastal, Fortescue, Ashburton, Gascoyne, Wooramel, Murchison ...
Into Monday, downpours will spread farther south across Western Australia's Wheatbelt, Perth and Peel regions through Monday. While the flood threat will gradually lessen as Joyce moves further away from the tropical moisture along the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts, heavy downpours are still likely.
University leavers in Australia are increasingly settling for part-time employment after graduation as a flood of job seekers holding bachelor degrees dilute their own buying power. On Friday the latest graduate outcomes survey revealed that the last decade has seen a rise of 17 percentage points increase ...
Tropical cyclone Joyce will barrel into and across Western Australia into this weekend, threatening lives and property by unleashing flooding rain. Joyce is ... Building seas around Joyce prompted Pilbara Ports Authority to clear the Port Hedland port on Thursday, according to the Australian Broadcasting ...
At least 15 people died and thousands fled their homes in Southern California as a powerful rainstorm triggered flash floods and mudslides on slopes where a series of intense wildfires had burned off protective vegetation last month. The heavy downpours subsided after prompting evacuation orders for ...
AT 24 YEARS of age, Janice Flood made a decision that would change her life forever - with a simple eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Torn between two dream jobs, ... In hindsight, Mrs Flood said she thought the opportunity to take a teaching job in Australia, might have been a one off. "I may have had the chance ...
On Sunday, the Australian city endured temperatures as high as 47.3 deg C, making it the hottest city on earth. It "cooled" to ... Australia has become increasingly accustomed to extreme weather events, including catastrophic droughts, bush fires, heatwaves, floods and cyclones in recent years. Last year, it ...
A flood warning has also been issued for the Ord River with people told to watch for rising waters in the East, North and West Kimberley Rivers, including the townships of Kununurra and Broome. The Bureau of meteorology says a tropical low is about 125km south of Kuri Bay and 130km northeast of Derby.
A record deep-freeze in the United States, severe flash floods in Singapore, a blistering heatwave in Sydney, record low temperatures in normally balmy Bangladesh and a ... Intense heat and longer droughts are also a recipe for more severe bushfires in places such as South-East Australia and California.
JFK flooded Thousands of JFK travellers had their flights delayed and canceled this weekend after a brutal winter storm hit the region. twitter/Reuven Fenton. A water main broke in a JFK International Airport terminal on Sunday, flooding a baggage claim area. The terminal was evacuated, but the cause of ...
Suncorp has flagged a cost hit of between $160 and $170 million in its first-half results, following a flood of insurance claims relating to Melbourne's hailstorm in ... Suncorp on Monday said its total natural hazard claim costs in Australia and New Zealand for the six months to December 31 is estimated to be ...
One of Australia's largest irrigated cotton farming properties, the 15,000ha Gundaline Station in the NSW Riverina near Hay, has been snapped up this week for more ... One of the early corporate investors in the Murray Valley region, VicSuper, is not surprised by the flood of foreign money into the region.
Suncorp has flagged a cost hit of between $160 and $170 million in its first-half results, following a flood of insurance claims relating to Melbourne's hailstorm in ... Suncorp on Monday said its total natural hazard claim costs in Australia and New Zealand for the six months to December 31 is estimated to be ...
"It's just the Australian spirit for everyone to get in and help each other out in situations like this. My husband is back out there helping again today, the fire is contained but it is ... "We've had hail storms and floods, now we've had fires. I've just spent three days assessing hail damage from about four weeks ...
Residents living near the site of the new Perth children's hospital are worried spiralling parking costs will force more people to spill out onto nearby streets, increasing parking problems in the area. It comes amid concern from parents they won't able to afford the fees charged by the private operator of the ...
A new tropical cyclone may brew and renew the risk for flooding across northern Western Australia this week. The lull in tropical cyclones around Australia may come to an end as the new week progresses. An increase in thunderstorm activity over the Timor Sea may gradually give rise to a tropical low early ...
"If anyone wants to question global warming, just see where the flood zones are," the Democrat remarked. At least four frozen sharks have been found along the east coast. Picture: Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. This man's face pretty much says all that needs to be said about the cold in New Jersey.
"If anyone wants to question global warming, just see where the flood zones are. Those zones didn't flood 30 years ago," Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said. The storm's coastal flooding in New England reached levels not seen since the blizzard of 1978. Temperatures in Boston are expected to drop below ...
A new tropical cyclone may brew and renew the risk for flooding across northern Western Australia next week. The lull in tropical cyclones around Australia may come to an end as next week progresses. An increase in thunderstorm activity over the Timor Sea may gradually give rise to a tropical low early ...
Speaking exclusively to The Australian, Rakuten Securities Australia chief operating officer Nick Twidale said Australia was an attractive place for retail FX ... Australia is also increasingly seen as an attractive jurisdiction for a flood of tech and financially savvy Chinese millennials looking to diversify their ...
As is now a January ritual, the reveal of the line-up for the monster two-day, double weekend California festival, Coachella, brings with it a flood of social media reaction: Eminem, really? No way Beyonce will cancel two years in a row, right? Jamiroquai! X Japan! Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever! Why no ...
If the flood of packages rushing through Australia Post's mail rooms are any indication, Australians enjoyed a record online spending spree at ... The Australian retailers Association forecast that shoppers would spent $50 billion from November 14 to December 24, an increase of 2.8 per cent on 2016.
"In addition to and to cope with high numbers of calls, five emergency response controllers within the Southern, Eastern and Western areas also assisted," it added. It said the Flood Incident Line also took calls which were referred to DfI for action. Among those who had trouble reporting road obstructions ...
Mr Rob has been nominated for two awards in Lismore City Council's Australia Day celebrations to take place at the council chambers on the morning of ... Mr Rob then breached the interim AVO when he posted Cr Smith's mobile phone number on facebook in April last year shortly after the Lismore floods.


 

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