Nine Dead as Hurricane Maria Reaches Puerto Rico

A major hurricane has struck the US territory of Puerto Rico, becoming the second to hit the Caribbean this month. Hurricane Maria has flooded streets, damaged buildings and brought down telecommunication towers and power lines, leaving at least nine people dead in its wake across the region. Maria blew ashore in the morning in the…

Hurricane Irma hits Bahamas and Haiti, Florida next

Parts of Florida are being evacuated and officials are warning that hurricane Irma will “devastate the United States”. Currently a category four storm, Irma has already hit a series of islands in the north-east Caribbean, including Barbuda, the British and US Virgin Islands, and the French St Martin and St Barthelemey islands. The storm is…

President Promise To Donate $1 Million To Texas

US President Donald Trump has promised to donate $1 million towards relief efforts for Texas after Hurricane Harvey. Despite early claims the money was to come from his own person fortune, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later said she was unsure whether the money would come from him or from the Trump Foundation.…

Hurricane Harvey hits land over Texas

Hurricane Harvey, predicted to be the worst storm in a decade to hit mainland US, has made landfall over Texas. It made second landfall around 1am Texas time, hitting near the shore of Corpano Bay, after making its first landfall at 10pm local time between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor. The category four storm has…

Umbrellas Blooming London Court!

Hay Street Mall is bursting with bright winter colours, with the launch of the umbrella art installation near London Court. As part of the #EmbracetheElements City of Perth Winter Arts Season, this installation displays winter’s best friend – the umbrella, bringing colour and happiness to the city. The colourful decoration certainly serves as a colourful…

Perth’s Rainfall In June Fell Below Average

Perth has experienced a dry start to winter, with rainfall well below the June average. We’ve only had 3 rain days, recording more than .2mm or more. The Bureau of Meteorlogy isn’t expecting much more rainfall in the last few days of June, so we could be setting a new record of lowest rain days.…

Sheer destruction after “Debbie” lashes North Queensland

Cyclone Debbie has been labelled a catastrophe after spiralling winds and gusts at 260km/hour were clocked. Cyclone “Debbie” caused chaos similar to Cyclone Yasi that hit the North Queensland coast in 2011 shattering lives and costing over $800 million dollars in damages. Cyclone “Debbie” initially just a tropical cyclone category 1 quickly turned into a…

Severe Weather Warning For WA

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning to WA’s Southwest with the possibility of small hail. Suburbs including Manning, Como and Salter Point are among the 10,000 homes in Perth left in the dark. The BOM said two strong cold fronts will produce weather conditions that is seen once or twice every…