Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for southeast Queensland

UPDATE: Another severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in parts of the Ipswich, Logan, Scenic Rim, Southern Downs and Toowoomba Council Areas. At 5.50pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near the area north of Inglewood, the area between Inglewood and Millmerran and the area south of Cunninghams Gap. These thunderstorms are moving towards […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued in northern NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for several areas in northern New South Wales. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds across North West Slopes and Plains and Northern Tablelands Forecast Districts over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Inverell, Moree, Mungindi and […]

Australian woman dies after plunging 300m from NZ mountain

An Australian woman has died after falling 300 metres from a mountain in New Zealand. The 29-year-old was found by rescue teams in a critical condition when they responded to an emergency location beacon set off on the Eugenie Glacier in Mt Cook National Park this morning. She had fallen from the slopes of The Footstool, a […]

Family of dying Pakistani man granted Australian visa

UPDATE: The family of a dying Pakistani student in Australia have been granted visas to visit him. Hassan Asif, 25, came to Australia on a student visa, and has since been told he has only weeks to live. His mother and brother were initially refused visas to visit him. “I’d asked the post in Islamabad to […]