Sydneysiders have been experiencing humidity levels up to 85 per cent in the mornings and dew points equivalent to those in Darwin.
- by Laura Chung
January 19: Storms and heavy rain in NSW expected as ex-tropical cyclone Tiffany interacts with a trough.
Torrential rain is forecast for the east coast of Australia while a heatwave takes hold in the west.
Businesses and primary producers in flood-affected Queensland could be eligible for tens of thousands of dollars in financial support, as communities continues to recover from the devastating weather event.
Sirens have rung out on the streets of Japan, alerting residents to the emergency situation.
Parts of Tonga are experiencing a blackout of power, impacting phone lines and internet services.
National weather forecast for Sunday 16 January, 2022: Expect beach closures after tsunami marine warning.