• Hairy panic / Hairy weed invasion in Australia: Previous weekend brought a tumbleweed windstorm

    Residents in Hillside, around 24 kilometers northwest from Melbourne, thanks to gale force winds during previous weekend, 5.-6. December 2020 covered streets and gardens with the dry grass, a pheonmenon known as a "hairy panic" or a "hairy weed invasion". Tumbleweed was delivered to the populated area from horse paddock, ...
  • Fitzroy Crossing, Australia: New absolute November temperature record, +46,5°C / 115.7°F

    Extremely hot summer in Australia has started very soon, despite of expected above average cyclone season and La-nina /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/12/powerful-cyclone-season-in-australia-is-expected-9-15-cyclones-is-forecasted//, which should bring less temperature extremes, than in summer 2019/2020, when Australia was bothered by the strongest wildfires in history. Already on 13. November 2020 has been in the hottest places ...