Early forecasts seen by stormassist.com.au indicate that Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart, Brisbane and Darwin will be mostly cloudy with rainfall, as storms are forecast in some cities.
The coastline has been hit by gale-force winds accompanied by strangely high tides. The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) reported that they had received around 1,000 distress calls in the last few days.
The super storms and wet weather conditions are set to linger on till Wednesday morning, with huge swells gulping up beaches including the popular Main Beach on Byron Bay.
The area has been severely battered by heavy rainfall and strong winds with the high tides causing severe coastal erosion.
Astronomers recently discovered two rocky planets that were orbiting the Proxima Centauri—a red, dwarf star considered the closest star to the sun.
January set the momentum for subsequent months when catastrophic bushfires ravaged through Victoria and NSW, being fueled by extreme heat experienced in eastern Australia at the start of the year.
Instead, last month went down into records as the hottest November Australia has ever experienced. Elsewhere, a climate body has declared November 2020 as the hottest ever month globally while the United Nations predicts that 2020 will rank among the top three warmest months on record.
Queensland has returned a large air tanker borrowed from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) to support efforts geared towards combating the blaze which had burned for more than six weeks.
Rainfall ranging between 30-50mm is expected in the state’s central and northern areas during the week, but Perth will likely to receive zero millimeters of rain.
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