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FARMONLINE WEATHER & CLIMATE
Change in BOM forecasting system
There will be a new BOM climate forecasting system going live next year.
IOD negative the strongest in 15 years
Hopes for a wetter than average spring in Australia got a boost with the news there is now an official Indian Ocean Dipole negative event, consistent with higher than average rainfall in Australia.
Dust storm devastation
A dust storm has caused damage across Victoria's north-west.
Ag entering uncharted territory
It's counter-intuitive, but warming is extending frost risk in ways that Australian agriculture has never had to deal with before.
Rainfall zones on the march
Australia's rainfall zones are moving south, and the Mediterranean climate zones are at stake.
Climate worm turns for farmers
That old bit of bush wisdom about floods following drought may not be completely accurate, but there’s truth in it, which is apparent in the three-month climate outlook to April.
Greenhouse gas rise will delay next ice age by as much as 100,000 years, scientists say
The Earth is in the midst of an usually long spell between ice ages and the build-up of carbon dioxide emissions through the burning of fossil fuels may postpone the next glaciation event by at much as 100,000 years, according to new climate research.
El Nino delivers tough spring
TO no-one’s great surprise, it was a tough spring for most of Australian agriculture, and summer may not deliver what is needed to overcome soil moisture deficits.
El Nino to impact wet season
EL NINO and a record-warm Indian Ocean will continue to influence rainfall and temperatures for the first three months of 2016.
Prolonged heat sets in
THE hottest week this early in the season in six years is commencing over parts of South Australia and Victoria with maximum temperatures tipped to run as much as 10 degrees above average.
NEWS & UPDATES
Firefighters enlist bushfire simulator
WITH Australia set to have another fierce fire season in the following months thanks to a strengthening El Nino and...
Prolonged heat sets in
El Nino fans bushfire risk
Heat records smashed again
BoM releases groundwater data
El Nino nears its peak
THE strong 2015 El Nino event is near its peak, reports the Bureau of Meteorology.
WEATHER, CLIMATE RISKS: Resources on managing risks and using climate information in agricultural management.
SATELLITE LINK: Click here to see the Australian weather satellite map from Weatherzone.
RADAR LINK: Click here to see Australian weather radar images from Weatherzone.
WEEKLY RAINFALL UPDATE: BoM analysis of rainfall recorded across Australia in the past week.
Improve your understanding of the El Niño and La Niña and their impacts on our climate.
Climate and Water Outlook
Bureau of Meteorology Climate and Water Outlook, September-November 2015
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ENSO Tracker: BoM
Click to see the official status of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation.
El Niño causing crop failures: Oxfam
WHILE Australian farmers wait to see how El Niño might affect food production, a new report from Oxfam has found at...
BoM defends climate data
Busy bushfire season ahead
Climate change hitting your wine
El Niño to stretch into 2016
Outlook fine for weather computer
High marks for lamb numbers
Climate change to turn up heat
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