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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former Government staffer rejects claims he downplayed accusationsMurray Kear court case: Former Government staffer rejects claims he downplayed
Former Government staffer rejects claims he downplayed accusations
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 minutes ago
Murray Kear court case: Former Government staffer rejects claims he downplayed allegations against SES deputy Steve Pearce A former New South Wales Government staffer has rejected claims that he thought allegations against a previous deputy... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Monday, February 8, 2016Your news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Here’s your new
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Monday, February 8, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
Your news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Here’s your news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. 8.33am: That's a wrap for this morning. Remember to check in on your local paper's website for breaking news... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rescue in the Grampians: climber falls 30 metres at PinnacleA climber who fell on Sunday afternoon has been taken to hospital. PARAMEDICS
Rescue in the Grampians: climber falls 30 metres at Pinnacle
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
A climber who fell on Sunday afternoon has been taken to hospital. PARAMEDICS have winched an injured climber to safety in the Grampians. Stawell State Emergency Service unit controller Alan Blight said the man had head injuries and a possible... Read more
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Daily Liberal
SAMUEL LUCKY TO BE ALIVE | Monday, February 8Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good mo
SAMUEL LUCKY TO BE ALIVE | Monday, February 8
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, and welcome to your Morning Grill this Monday, February 8. Jen here to help kick-start your week with all the latest news, sport and weather from across the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Our pho
Monday, February 8, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Our photo of the day comes from @ashleighkaye8 with the caption "Beechworth weekend away - didn't quite go to plan but Albury still delivered the goods" Too much Corboy at... Read more
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The Courier
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Our pho
Monday, February 8, 2016
The Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Our photo of the day comes from @frans.yo who took this stunning snap. Terminally ill bishop reportedly spotted walking around gardens A recent photo of Bishop Ronald... Read more
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Western Advocate
Rescue in the Grampians: climber falls 30 metres at PinnacleA climber who fell on Sunday afternoon has been taken to hospital. PARAMEDICS
Rescue in the Grampians: climber falls 30 metres at Pinnacle
Western Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
A climber who fell on Sunday afternoon has been taken to hospital. PARAMEDICS have winched an injured climber to safety in the Grampians. Stawell State Emergency Service unit controller Alan Blight said the man had head injuries and a possible... Read more
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Western Advocate
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. BATHURS
Monday, February 8, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. BATHURSTAM: This shelf cloud hovered over Mount Rankin before a recent storm, getting Christine Dean Smith's attention. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it... Read more
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Western Advocate
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. BATHURS
Monday, February 8, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. BATHURSTAM: This shelf cloud hovered over Mount Rankin before a recent storm, getting Christine Dean Smith's attention. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good mo
Monday, February 8, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, here’s your news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. 7.28am: Footage has emerged of the 5-metre-plus great white shark swimming around game... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good mo
Monday, February 8, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, here’s your news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. 7.30am: Six children were involved in this crash on Sunday. 7.28am: Footage has emerged of... Read more
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Manning River Times
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State o
Monday, February 8, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. State of the nation FORSTER: A TEACHER with 33 years of experience has been found guilty of behaving in an offensive manner in a public place after a 2015 incident at Forster's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rescue in the Grampians: climber falls 30 metres at PinnacleA climber who fell on Sunday afternoon has been taken to hospital. PARAMEDICS
Rescue in the Grampians: climber falls 30 metres at Pinnacle
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
A climber who fell on Sunday afternoon has been taken to hospital. PARAMEDICS have winched an injured climber to safety in the Grampians. Stawell State Emergency Service unit controller Alan Blight said the man had head injuries and a possible... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Monday, February 8, 2016Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good mo
Monday, February 8, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, here’s your news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. 7.08am: One man died and three people were injured, one seriously, following a multi vehicle... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Top Blokes program hunting for 50 young men On the surface Tim Buchhorn appears an everyday bloke, a trait which sits wel
Top Blokes program hunting for 50 young men
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
On the surface Tim Buchhorn appears an everyday bloke, a trait which sits well with the Illawarra's not-for-profit organisations.The University of Wollongong student is taking part in the Illawarra's 50... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Driver rescued from floodwaters, cars washed off Bruce HighwayDriver rescued from floodwaters, Callide Dam opens gates as Central Queensland
Driver rescued from floodwaters, cars washed off Bruce Highway
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Driver rescued from floodwaters, Callide Dam opens gates as Central Queensland braces for rain A man has been rescued from the roof of his car and Callide Dam is releasing water as the Wide Bay and Central Queensland braces for up to 300 millimetres... Read more
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Northern Star
FLOOD WATCH: SES on high alert but not at lean forward stageWITH flood watch coming in to force yesterday, Bundaberg's State Emergency Serv
FLOOD WATCH: SES on high alert but not at lean forward stage
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
WITH flood watch coming in to force yesterday, Bundaberg's State Emergency Service is on the highest alert for the year. SES member Jeff Green said he had placed people on stand-by after receiving alerts from the Bureau of Meteorology. "This is the... Read more
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News Mail
FLOOD WATCH: SES on high alert but not at lean forward stageWITH flood watch coming in to force yesterday, Bundaberg's State Emergency Serv
FLOOD WATCH: SES on high alert but not at lean forward stage
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
WITH flood watch coming in to force yesterday, Bundaberg's State Emergency Service is on the highest alert for the year. SES member Jeff Green said he had placed people on stand-by after receiving alerts from the Bureau of Meteorology. "This is the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rescuers frantically hunt for girl missing in Gilgandra riverDozens of onlookers flocked to the Castlereagh River in Gilgandra yesterday aft
Rescuers frantically hunt for girl missing in Gilgandra river
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
Dozens of onlookers flocked to the Castlereagh River in Gilgandra yesterday afternoon as emergency crews searched for a child believed to be missing in the water. Dozens of onlookers flocked to the Castlereagh River in Gilgandra yesterday afternoon... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Severe Thunderstorm WarningA severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in parts of North West
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in parts of North West Slopes and Plains, Central West Slopes and Plains and Upper Western Forecast Districts. Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales TOP PRIORITY FOR... Read more
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Northern Star
SES scam warningFOLLOWING the recent storm damage, the State Emergency Service is reminding res
SES scam warning
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
FOLLOWING the recent storm damage, the State Emergency Service is reminding residents they do not charge money to make temporary repairs, cut up dangerous trees or those blocking access or on a home. The SES has had reports of contractors saying the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Heavy rain from ex-tropical cyclone Stan drenches SARain from ex-tropical cyclone Stan reaches South Australia, some flooding repor
Heavy rain from ex-tropical cyclone Stan drenches SA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Rain from ex-tropical cyclone Stan reaches South Australia, some flooding reported Rain associated with ex-tropical cyclone Stan has soaked western parts of South Australia and now reached Adelaide. More than 60 millimetres fell at Nullarbor on the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Wildfires rage in AustraliaSevere weather fronts damaged several regions across Australia, including large
Wildfires rage in Australia
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
Severe weather fronts damaged several regions across Australia, including large bushfires that burned through several parts of the state of Tasmania yesterday. Some 80 wild fires have been burning mostly in the west of the island state since... Read more
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News.com.au
Coast to scorch through 40C heatGold Coast suburbs to peak at 40C, more storms could be on the way | GoldCoastB
Coast to scorch through 40C heat
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Gold Coast suburbs to peak at 40C, more storms could be on the way | GoldCoastBulletin SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Lachlan Fletcher, 4, cools off under a beach shower... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing stormSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing storm
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling on to their bed after a tornado-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on... Read more
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The Young Witness
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing stormSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing storm
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling on to their bed after a tornado-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on... Read more
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Western Advocate
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing stormSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing storm
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling on to their bed after a tornado-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing stormSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing storm
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling on to their bed after a tornado-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on... Read more
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The Border Mail
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing stormSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing storm
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling on to their bed after a tornado-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing stormSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
'I thought the whole house was going to go': SES crews clean up after punishing storm
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling on to their bed after a tornado-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Storm rips through areaA SEVERE storm lashed the North West last Friday, with one property in Millie,
Storm rips through area
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
A SEVERE storm lashed the North West last Friday, with one property in Millie, south-west of Moree, having its roof torn off. CLEAN-UP: Six SES volunteers from Narrabri were tasked with the clean-up of this Millie property on Friday after a storm... Read more
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Herald Sun
East and west smashed by stormsTROPICAL cyclone Stan has made landfall in the Pilbara where residents in its d
East and west smashed by storms
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
TROPICAL cyclone Stan has made landfall in the Pilbara where residents in its direct path are taking shelter after the highest level red alert warning. Stan crossed the coast just east of Pardoo as a category two system early on Sunday, with cyclone... Read more
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Adelaide Now
East and west smashed by stormsTROPICAL cyclone Stan has made landfall in the Pilbara where residents in its d
East and west smashed by storms
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
TROPICAL cyclone Stan has made landfall in the Pilbara where residents in its direct path are taking shelter after the highest level red alert warning. Stan crossed the coast just east of Pardoo as a category two system early on Sunday, with cyclone... Read more
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News.com.au
Cyclone Stan makes landfallThree days of massive storms ahead for Southeast Queenslanders and authorities
Cyclone Stan makes landfall
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Three days of massive storms ahead for Southeast Queenslanders and authorities are warning home owners to prepare for the worst Cyclone Stan as it approached the Western Australia coast. Picture: BoM. TROPICAL cyclone Stan has made landfall in the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow a
SES crews clean up storm damage
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Jan McKergow and her husband narrowly avoided serious injury when large bricks began falling onto their bed after a cyclone-like storm ripped through their Forbes Creek home on Saturday... Read more
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Junkee
Melbourne’s Pride March Attracts Thousands; Labor, Greens Say They Still Want Free Vote On Marriage Equality Thousands have turned up to Melbourne’s Midsumma Pride March in St Kilda toda
Melbourne’s Pride March Attracts Thousands; Labor, Greens Say They Still Want Free Vote On Marriage Equality
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
Thousands have turned up to Melbourne’s Midsumma Pride March in St Kilda today to celebrate and support the state’s LGBTI community. This... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Search continues for missing manNSW: The family of a man missing since Christmas Day just want their "beautiful
Search continues for missing man
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
NSW: The family of a man missing since Christmas Day just want their "beautiful son" found safe. Search ongoing: John Shaw, 45, was last seen on the afternoon of Christmas Day. Emergency Services have been scouring dense scrub west of Port Macquarie... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoid
SES crews clean up storm damage
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven homes seriously... Read more
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The Young Witness
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoid
SES crews clean up storm damage
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven homes seriously... Read more
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Western Advocate
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoid
SES crews clean up storm damage
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven homes seriously... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Destructive winds rip roofs from homes during NSW stormsNSW storms: Homes destroyed by destructive winds at Forbes Creek Several homes
Destructive winds rip roofs from homes during NSW storms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
NSW storms: Homes destroyed by destructive winds at Forbes Creek Several homes have been destroyed by destructive winds during thunderstorms at Forbes Creek in south-east New South Wales. The Hoskingtown-Rossi Rural Fire Brigade (RFS) said a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoid
SES crews clean up storm damage
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven homes seriously... Read more
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The Border Mail
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoid
SES crews clean up storm damage
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven homes seriously... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
SES crews clean up storm damageStorm damage to several homes posted on Queanbeyan SES Facebook page. Photo: Su
SES crews clean up storm damage
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Storm damage to several homes posted on Queanbeyan SES Facebook page. Photo: Supplied Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
SES crews clean up storm damageSevere storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoid
SES crews clean up storm damage
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Severe storms overnight caused serious damage to several homes. Canberra avoided the brunt of severe storms overnight but the small community of Forbes Creek, about 46 kilometres near Bungendore, wasn't so lucky with seven homes seriously... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Severe storms hit MelbourneWild storms and heavy rain have lashed Victoria, leaving parts of Melbourne wit
Severe storms hit Melbourne
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Wild storms and heavy rain have lashed Victoria, leaving parts of Melbourne with power for hours and emergency services responding to hundreds of calls. A large band of heavy rain, thunder and lightning hit Melbourne's northern suburbs on Saturday... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Man dies, several rescued as rain triggers flash floods around BundabergMan dies, several people rescued as heavy rain causes flash flooding around Bun
Man dies, several rescued as rain triggers flash floods around Bundaberg
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Man dies, several people rescued as heavy rain causes flash flooding around Bundaberg A man has died after his car was swept off a flooded road south-west of Bundaberg in southern Queensland. The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) said more than 100... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Storm clean up in Sydney after wild storms lash citySydney storm: Clean up continues after strong winds, heavy rain lash city Emer
Storm clean up in Sydney after wild storms lash city
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Sydney storm: Clean up continues after strong winds, heavy rain lash city Emergency services are continuing the clean up across Sydney after wild storms lashed the city, leaving more than 70,000 customers without electricity and prompting 1,000... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Sydney smashed by second severe stormLarge parts of Sydney have been battered by severe, damaging thunderstorms for
Sydney smashed by second severe storm
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
Large parts of Sydney have been battered by severe, damaging thunderstorms for the second day in a row. The super storm cell lashed NSW late yesterday, punishing parts of the state with winds of more than 100kmh that brought down trees and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sydney recovers after second severe stormScores of Sydney homes and businesses have again been forced to pull out their
Sydney recovers after second severe storm
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Scores of Sydney homes and businesses have again been forced to pull out their mops and buckets after being hammered by severe thunderstorms for the second consecutive day. A super storm cell lashed NSW late on Saturday, punishing large parts of the... Read more
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