A man walks through flood water in Rosslea, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, February 2nd 2019. Photograph: Andrew Rankin/ EPA

Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation’s weather bureau on Saturday warned(...)

Beachgoers  at Bondi Beach in Sydney, New South Wales, which saw temperatures over 40 degrees, and drought conditions. Photograph: AAP Image/Ben Rushton/via Reuters

Australia endured its hottest month on record in January, with sweltering conditions expected to persist through April, the country’s weather bureau s(...)

Teens jump off the jetty at Glenelg beach during a hot day in Adelaide, Australia. Photograph: Kelly Barnes/EPA

The South Australian city of Adelaide set a new record high temperature Thursday as the country continued to broil in an extended summer heatwave that(...)

 Children play in the water fountains at the Place des Arts in Montreal, Canada. Photograph: Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty

Ireland is not the only country experiencing abnormally hot weather. Canada, a country more often associated with cold snaps and snow, is at the end (...)

A man tries to help a horse stranded in barbed wire in flood waters on Wednesday near Dungog, Australia. Three people have died and more than 200,000 are still without power as cyclonic winds and rains continue to lash the Sydney, Hunter Valley and Central Coast regions of New South Wales. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Getty Images

A cyclonic storm lashing Australia’s east coast for a third day was declared a catastrophe on Wednesday after destroying houses, cutting power to more(...)

A large storm cloud covers the Sydney CBD today. Photograph: Matt Blyth/Getty Images

A severe storm which swept into Sydney during the evening rush hour today resulted in long delays and dramatic photographs. There were t(...)