You're probably familiar with El Nino, but there's another climate driver in town, and researchers say it has an even more powerful influence on Australia's long-term droughts.
Residents in Winfield and Lowmead, north of Bundaberg, have been advised to leave immediately as a bushfire burns near Baffle Creek amid unrelenting heat in Queensland.
Residents in Winfield, north of Bundaberg, have been advised to leave immediately as a bushfire burns near Baffle Creek, while concerns remain for the blaze burning on Stradbroke Island.
Residents in bushfire-affected areas of Queensland are being reminded to stay alert, with temperatures in parts of the state set to soar into the mid-40s today.
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If you're travelling to Asia, you're probably mindful of the risks of malaria, dengue, or Zika. But authorities are warning Australians to take care to avoid another mosquito-borne disease.
East-coast Australians may face an exceptionally hot and dry summer, but does this mean there'll be fewer mosquitoes buzzing about? It's complicated, writes Cameron Webb.
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