May 26, 2013

March 26, 2013

It might be a 'Good Friday' for storms, too!

Easter 2013 looks wet & stormy for the Gold Coast and south-east Queensland based on the latest forecast issued today.

March 20, 2013

Just over a week to go until Easter 2013

What will the weather bring for the 2013 Easter long weekend and school holidays on the Gold Coast? We have a look at the updated long-term forecast information with just over a week to go until Good Friday, and count the cost of the damage caused by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

Update 26/03/13: Now with just days to go, will it be a wet Easter and are the GC beaches ready to go?

Facebook Competition Results

March 11, 2013

What weather will Easter 2013 bring us? (as at 11 March 2013)

As the Gold Coast prepares for the first round of school holidays for 2013, many residents and visitors are wondering "what will the weather be like for the Easter long weekend in 2013?".

Update 26/03/13: Now with just days to go, will it be a wet Easter and are the GC beaches ready to go?

Update 20/3/13: Here's our look with just over a week to go and counting the cost of cleaning up after ex-TC Oswald.

March 7, 2013

Are you prepared for Severe Weather? Tell us on Facebook and you could WIN!

Are you prepared for Severe Weather? Tell us via our Facebook competition picture and you could WIN one of either:

- 5 x Solar Powered AM/FM Pocket Radios
- 5 x Solar Powered Key Ring Torches

January 28, 2013

Updated: Gold Coast School Closures 29 January 2013

Updated at 8:30am : The following South East schools will be closed today Tuesday 29 January 2013 due to localised flooding and power outages They are:

Ashmore State School
Miami State School
Tamborine State School
Cedar Creek State School
Springbrook State School
Carbrook State School
Numimbah State School
Harrisville State School
Darlington State School
Tamrookum State School
Warrill View State School
Ingleside State School
Peaks Crossing State School
Redland Bay State School
Pacific Pines Primary (user submitted)

Here's the link to the DETE


January 26, 2013

SEQ braces for impact after wild Australia Day weather in Central QLD

100-125 km/h wind gusts and up to 300mm of rain are expected to impact areas of the Southeast Coast forecast district after a wild day of heavy falls and even tornadoes in the Wide Bay & Burnett region.

January 24, 2013

Australia Day Weekend Weather Update

200-400mm of rain is still expected over the next four days for the Gold Coast and the Southeast Coast thanks to ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

Another wet Australia Day for 2013

Up to 125-200mm of rain could dampen South-East Queensland's 2013 Australia Day weekend according to current long-term rainfall forecasts issued by the Bureau of Meteorology on Wednesday 23 January 2013.