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.
Australia experienced its soggiest summer in five years and its coolest in a span of nine years as La Niña shattered an eight-year hot stretch in the period 2020-21.
The State Emergency Service (SES) reported they had received call-outs to 134 houses on Tuesday night as the strong storm ravaged through the Greater Brisbane.
The system has already dumped heavy showers throughout the region with Clump Point receiving 276mm and Davies Reef recording 227mm in just 24 hours.
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.
The system is set to evolve into tropical cyclone strength on Tuesday and will be named Niran.
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.