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.
La Niña happens when the equatorial trade winds grow stronger, churning ocean surface currents and bringing cooler deep water up from below.
Most of the buildings plunged into darkness were mostly in the Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast regions.
By 3.30pm, the ferocious system had tracked through Caboolture and Redcliffe and into Moreton Bay, with a fresh system in Kilcoy’s west following closely. Another storm system is destined to strike Pitsworth in southwest of Toowoomba by 4.20pm.
Numerous homes in the area were seriously damaged by the tornado carrying wind gusts with speeds of between 138 and 177km/h.