Showing posts with label Sydney. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sydney. Show all posts

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Evacuations ordered in Sydney amid ‘one-in-100-year floods’ | Al Jazeera

Evacuations ordered in Sydney

People in parts of Sydney’s northwest were ordered to flee their houses in the middle of the night on Sunday, as heavy rains continued to batter Australia’s east coast, triggering floods that caused widespread destruction throughout the region.

Sunday, January 07, 2018

47,3 degrés à certains endroits: Sydney vit son jour le plus chaud depuis 1939

Sydney vit son jour le plus chaud depuis 1939
La ville de Sydney connaît dimanche sa journée la plus chaude depuis 1939, avec des températures atteignant 47,3 degrés à certains endroits.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Sydney and Melbourne could face 50C days 'within decades'

Australia's two biggest cities could swelter through 50C days within a few decades, a study has found.
Sydney and Melbourne are likely to endure such summers even if global warming is contained to the Paris accord limit of a 2C rise above pre-industrial levels, scientists said.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Intense heat grips eastern Australia

Eastern Australia is in the grip of an intense heatwave which has seen temperature records broken in many parts. Daytime highs have soared into the mid-40s Celsius in parts, leading to fire bans across the country's southeast.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Australia a step closer to its first high speed rail network

An Australian-first high speed rail network connecting major cities Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney is a step closer to becoming a reality on Thursday, as private company Consolidated Land and Rail Australia (CLARA) Pty Ltd. prepares to submit an ambitious proposal to the government.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Massive Storms Damage Homes, Cut Power in Sydney Suburb

A clean-up operation started on Wednesday in Sydney’s southern suburb of Kurnell after two massive thunderstorms hit the Australian coast, damaging power and sewage lines, a local emergency service said.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Heat wave engulfs Sydney

The Australian city experiences its third consecutive day of extreme temperatures being attributed to El Niño.
It was a close-run thing, but Sydney has just missed out on recording its hottest November day on record.

On Friday afternoon, the mercury peaked at 40.9C in central Sydney, just 0.9C shy of the all-time high of 41.8C set in 1982.

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