Southeastern Australia cloud be looking at some heavy rains this week as a frontal boundary should set up shop, dumping inches of rain.
Showers and thunderstorms will be slow moving in the Victoria and New South Wales regions of the country, allowing showers and thunderstorms to continue to hit the same place.
The city of Melbourne will be at risk for flooding today as the front passes overhead. Late on by mid-week, storms will drift towards the Canberra area.
On top of the drenching rains, storms have the possibility to bring hail and some gusty winds.
On the other side of the Great Dividing Range, showers and thunderstorms could bring more of a flash flooding risk. The internal deserts have a low tolerance for sudden rainfall, and any slow moving showers and thunderstorms could overwhelm creek beds and streams.
A the Villarrica volcano erupted in southern Chile early Tuesday morning, prompting evacuations of nearby communities.
Fresh cold air will slash temperatures and bring another dose of wintry weather to the Southeast later this week with widespread travel problems.
Innovations to the heating/cooling industries have inspired cost-effective and efficient methods to regulate temperatures.
Yet another winter storm will take aim at the Northeast and Midwest this week with some snow, but also significant problems due to flooding and ice.
February 2015 has come to an end with numerous monthly records set across the United States.
A storm rolling out of the Southwest will spread a swath of heavy snow and travel disruptions from the Rockies to the northern Plains and Upper Midwest early this week.
New England (1947)
Deepest modern snowstorm at Reedsboro, VT: 50" in 3 days and 47" at Peru, MA.
Jackson, MS (1966)
Deadly tornado; 56 killed.
Des Moines, IA (1983)
Earliest it has ever reached 80 degrees (actual temperature 81 degrees) in Des Moines. The normal is 37 degrees.