Mushrooms ‘Popping Up Out Of Control’ in Brisbane After Wet Weather

Mushrooms are common during the hot and wet conditions, and these are just a tip of the iceberg of the underlying fungal kingdom

Heatwaves: Helpful Tips To Make Sure You’re Prepared

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.

Bushfire Danger Ratings: Everything You Need To 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.

Your Mobile Phone Could Help Save A Life. Here’s How!

Smartphone owners have been asked to download apps and set up their phones for emergencies, Ms Goodall advised.

Plan For An Emergency: Storms And Storm Season

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.

Cyclones: What You Should Do If Disaster Threatens

The official cyclone season in Australia lasts from November to April.

How To Plan For An Emergency: Bushfire And Bushfire Season

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.

With The Humid Weather And Rain Come The Bugs And The Weeds

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.

Are Solar Panel Fires On The Rise And, If So, What Can We Do About It?

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.

Ice From Above: Toward A Better Understanding Of Hailstorms

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.