Authorities say ex-tropical cyclone Lincoln is unlikely to develop into a severe tropical cyclone but remains on track to slam into WA's northwest coast.
Strong winds and heavy rain are likely along the Gascoyne coast as ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln reaches Western Australia on Saturday night.
Authorities are bolstering emergency service teams in Western Australia's northwest in preparation for the likely impact of a tropical cyclone.
A tropical low sitting off the West Australian coast near Broome is likely to develop into a tropical cyclone overnight, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
Ex-tropical cyclone Lincoln is a strong chance to redevelop after it crosses Western Australia and heads to sea, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
Ex-Cyclone Lincoln has blasted the Top End with heavy rainfall as it moves west amid a warning it could redevelop into a cyclone off the Kimberley coast.
Residents in northern Australia are bracing for continued heavy rain triggered by ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln as it drifts west.
Almost 13,000 Victorian homes and businesses remain without power following Tuesday's fierce storms and financial assistance is being offered.
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln will continue to bring rain and flooding to the NT and Queensland over the coming days, as NSW prepares for its own drenching.
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln is persistent if anything and will continue to bring rain and flooding to the NT and Queensland over the coming days.
Tropical Cyclone Lincoln has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria after a woman was found dead in floodwaters in Queensland's northwest.
A cyclone watch has been issued for the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coastal areas as flooded regions brace for gale-force winds and heavy rain.
Flood-hit regions in northern Australia are bracing for more rain and strong winds after a cyclone watch was upgraded to a warning by the Bureau of Meteorology.
Vast waters to Australia's west present security, climate and conflict threats as serious as those facing the Pacific, the foreign minister told a conference.
After a sweltering weekend, heatwave conditions are persisting in NSW with high temperatures, energy-zapping humidity and potentially severe thunderstorms.
High temperatures are forecast for SA, Victoria and NSW over the weekend and experts are warning of the risk of heat-related illness.
People have been left "traumatised" by wild weather in Queensland's southeast, with more heavy rain and storms heading for the sodden region..
Heavy rain caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Kirrily continues to lash Queensland, with roads cut and some properties set to be isolated for months due to flooding.
An Indigenous community off Queensland's coast has called for an evacuation centre to be built as they take shelter from Cyclone Kirrily in their own homes.
Central and western Queensland are set to cop a deluge as ex-Tropical Cyclone Kirrily heads inland, with heavy rain and flash flooding predicted.
A cool change is sweeping through NSW, dropping temperatures by more than 10C in an hour after a coast-to-coast heatwave delivered an outback town record.
Some inland towns have sweltered through temperatures as high as 49.4C as heatwave conditions sent the mercury soaring some 6C to 12C above average.
Cyclone Kirrily has crossed the Queensland coast in Townsville, bringing strong winds and heavy rain, after strengthening into a category three system.
A cool change is not expected to sweep across Australia for days as temperatures climbed to the high 40s in vast areas of the nation.
Cyclone Kirrily is set to cross the Queensland coast as early as Thursday night, causing widespread flooding that is expected to impact the state for days.
As temperatures soar above 40C in parts of Australia, people want to know that the electricity for air conditioners and fans will keep coming.
As heatwaves grip parts of Australia, people are being urged to check on their neighbours and the elderly to ensure they are staying safe as the mercury rises.
People at a flood-hit far north Queensland community have received temporary accommodation, more than a month after the region was devastated.
Thunderstorms across Australia's eastern seaboard including Sydney's outskirts may bring flash flooding as some rural residents remain isolated by floodwater.
A heatwave is expected to scorch parts of Western Australia with temperatures approaching 50C before expanding east across the country.
A heatwave is poised to spread eastward across the country after scorching parts of Western Australia with maximum temperatures approaching 50C.