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Why are thunderbolts and lightning very, very frightening?

Premium Content Why are thunderbolts and lightning very, very frightening?

Experts explain why lightning makes your windows rattle.

Severe warning issued: Large hail, damaging winds to strike

Severe warning issued: Large hail, damaging winds to strike

Severe thunderstorms could hit the Sunshine Coast this afternoon.

Spike in rainfall numbers a relief for farmers

Spike in rainfall numbers a relief for farmers

Rainfall a relief after farmers face dry battle.

Flood Watch issued for the Northern Rivers

Flood Watch issued for the Northern Rivers

Widespread rain has the potential to cause flooding

Cheeky hidden message in weather report

Cheeky hidden message in weather report

IT LOOKS like an ordinary weather report, but it contains a cheeky hidden message...

Summer weather? Not this week in Toowoomba

Summer weather? Not this week in Toowoomba

Residents might be wondering when warmer weather might arrive

Morning glory clouds go viral as world looks to our skies

Morning glory clouds go viral as world looks to our skies

An amazing meteorological sight for south Queensland residents

Fallen tree narrowly misses home during savage storm

Fallen tree narrowly misses home during savage storm

A cluster of storms quickly tore through the city and caused chaos

Hot, stormy forecast for inland QLD: Cool & calm on coast

Hot, stormy forecast for inland QLD: Cool & calm on coast

Heatwave like conditions are expected to continue for inland QLD

Severe thunderstorm warning for Darling Downs

Severe thunderstorm warning for Darling Downs

Severe thunderstorms predicted to hit the Darling Downs

Record-breaking 2015 temps spark climate warning

Record-breaking 2015 temps spark climate warning

The World Meteorological Organisation wants green house gases cut

Calls for Prime Minister to weigh in on BOM staff issue

Calls for Prime Minister to weigh in on BOM staff issue

MP George Christensen raised the issue with the Prime Minister

BoM says no need for panic over possible cyclone

BoM says no need for panic over possible cyclone

Residents are urged not to panic amidst the concerns of a cyclone

BOM labels low "non-issue", but some suggest cyclone chance

BOM labels low "non-issue", but some suggest cyclone chance

SOME say it could become a cyclone, but BOM labels it a “non-issue”

300 customers remain without power this afternoon

300 customers remain without power this afternoon

2.10pm: 1200 in Parkhurst area still impacted by power outage

Dangerous storms rumble through south-east Queensland

Dangerous storms rumble through south-east Queensland

3cm hail was reported at Linville on Tuesday afternoon

Hot and sunny Saturday for Queenslanders

Hot and sunny Saturday for Queenslanders

Saturday is going to be one of the hottest November days on record

Australia set to sizzle with temperatures up to 44 degrees

Australia set to sizzle with temperatures up to 44 degrees

Queensland and New South Wales won't escape the heat