Mushrooms are common during the hot and wet conditions, and these are just a tip of the iceberg of the underlying fungal kingdom
Did you know that heatwaves cause the highest number of deaths than any other natural disaster like floods, bushfires and cyclones? Well, now you know.
The ratings are normally provided the afternoon before the expected weather condition, though you should always keep an eye on the situation just in case the ratings change.
Smartphone owners have been asked to download apps and set up their phones for emergencies, Ms Goodall advised.
Storms can be catastrophic with widespread damage but on the other hand, they can deliver the much-needed relief especially at the end of a hot, summer day.
The official cyclone season in Australia lasts from November to April.
Bushfires are a distressful and worrying phenomenon. When it happens, you’ll hardly think or make right decisions to save your life when you are covered in a thick cloud of smoke and ravaging flames.
From buffel, couch, mosman burr, khaki weed, three-corner jacks, Mexican poppy (common in river sand), ruby dock, wild, turnip, fleabane, prickly lettuce to fountain grass, you can expect many more weed grasses and annual plants this season.
Nearly one in four Australian households has a rooftop solar panel. However, the number of fire and emergency incidents relating to solar panels has increased drastically.
With their formation beginning with some tiny frozen embryos present in thunderstorm, hailstones can grow to at least 10 centimeters in diameter in just a few minutes, before dropping to the ground and damaging crops, vehicles and property.