A crack team of the world's best weather scientists, including a researcher from Australia, has travelled to South America to study extreme thunderstorms, discovering one of the world's largest hailstones in the process.
As hail and thunderstorms continue to hit a number of areas across New South Wales, keen weather-watchers have documented unusual cloud formations called mammatus, or "mammary clouds" in the skies over parts of Sydney.
Residents from Kowanyama up to the Torres Strait Islands are being told to plan ahead for the possibility of a tropical low developing into a destructive cyclone.
Sydney was pelted with hailstones the size of tennis balls and golf balls, but some seemed to resemble more the shape of a cauliflower. Here's why.
There were plenty of incredible images of yesterday's storms in Sydney, but this wasn't one of them. Here's the fake images you might have shared accidentally.
A massive clean-up is underway after a tornado and severe thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Burnett region yesterday, ripping roofs from homes and sheds, decimating orchards and causing livestock to flee.
A powerful storm which locals have described as a "mini cyclone" has cut power to 5,000 homes and torn roofs from homes on Good Friday evening.
Cyclone Nora hits the western coast of Cape York as a category 3 storm, bringing destructive winds and heavy rain that is set to cause flash flooding across much of Far North Queensland.