El Nino

lightning

We’ve got good and bad in today’s post and it’s all about wild weather. You’ll remember that just before Christmas a fierce Tornado Ripped through Sydney’s South, well there’s been little relief from the extreme weather conditions since then. As Australia goes through, apparently, A Godzilla of an El Niño, we were supposed to be [...]

A Godzilla of an El Niño Is on Its Way thumbnail

Indonesia is on fire, and smoke from that fire spreading across Southeast Asia. Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia and Brunei are all covered with an air polluting haze. These pictures from NASA’s Earth Observatory clearly show the huge amount of smoke covering the region. This is the Indonesian island of Sumatra… And these are [...]

rain

As most of you will know, last year’s floods were as a result of us being in the middle of a very strong La Niña event. When she is around, it rains a lot. The opposite of a La Niña is an El Niño. When he is around, Australia can go into drought. I explained [...]

Australian climate

Whilst I have no intention of turning this blog into The Weather Channel, there is only one subject to talk about today. Why? Because we are still in winter and this is what happened in Brisbane today….. And to save anyone straining their eyes……. I think even the Australians have been astonished by the speed [...]