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Australian government agency responsible for providing meteorology services

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The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas. It was established in 1906 under the Meteorology Act, and brought together the state meteorological services that existed before then. The states officially transferred their weather recording responsibilities to the Bureau of Meteorology on 1 January 1908.

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Tasmania Has Been Transformed Into A Winter Wonderland [Video]

Tasmania Has Been Transformed Into A Winter Wonderland

Residents in northern Tasmania, Australia were treated to a rare occasion this week. According to CNN, snow blanketed the riverside city of Launceston in northern Tasmania. The Australian Broadcasting..

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Cold snap to sweep across eastern Australia this week

The Bureau of Meteorology has just issued a Severe Weather Update video about a powerful cold front impacting southern and eastern Australia
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Strong winds as cyclone hits Lord Howe Island

The Bureau of Meteorology says 102km/h winds are now hitting Lord Howe Island, 600km east of Port Macquarie in NSW.
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Flood warnings in place across NSW as rain buckets down

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued several warnings as heavy rain drenches parts of NSW.
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Australia set to swelter in 'scorching' heatwave this week

The Bureau of Meteorology says temperatures will rise to 45 degrees Celsius in parts of Australia this week.
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Cyclone forms off Western Australian coast, bringing wild winds and heavy rain

The Bureau of Meteorology says a cyclone has developed off Western Australia's northern coast and is likely to cause heavy rain.
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Cyclone develops off WA's northern coast

The Bureau of Meteorology says a cyclone has developed off Western Australia's northern coast and is likely to cause heavy rain.
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Australia sizzles to hottest day on record

With an average national temperature of 105 degrees, Tuesday was the hottest day ever recorded in Australia, the nation's Bureau of Meteorology said.
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Parts of Australia hit 47C as country bakes on hottest day on record

parts of australia hit 47c as country bakes on hottest day on record
Australia has experienced its hottest day on record and temperatures are expected to soar even higher as heatwave conditions embrace most of the country. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said the..
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Australia just suffered through its driest spring on record

The nation had the driest and second-warmest spring ever, the Bureau of Meteorology said in a special climate statement.
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Heat records to tumble this week with parts of Australia to approach 50 degrees

The Bureau of Meteorology says the week's hot weather could break heat records nationally and in individual states.
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Heatwave brings more bushfire danger to New South Wales

The Bureau of Meteorology says "severe heatwave conditions" will build up on Tuesday, bringing temperatures over 40 degrees to many regions.
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Sydney set for more 'poor' air quality as NSW South Coast bushfires continue to burn

The Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city.
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Sydney set for more 'poor' air quality

The Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city.
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One Nation senator takes aim at BoM over climate change data

The head of Australia's weather agency has fended off questions from One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts suggesting the bureau changed data to fit a climate change narrative.
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Australia's drought expected to persist in spring: weather bureau

Australia's spring is expected to be warmer and drier than average, following one of the driest winters on record, the country's Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday.
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Severe weather to hit WA

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for Western Australia's southwest on Saturday.
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NSW coast battered by strong winds, rain

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned that the NSW coast and higher ranges will be battered by gale force winds and heavy rains throughout the day.
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