International


Nearby time zone differences that may surprise you, eg the Chatham Islands is 45mins ahead of mainland NZ

In our part of the world we have to monitor the weather in several different nations and some - including New Zealand - have time zones you may not expect.


VIDEO: Stormy weekend looks set to bring severe weather

A typical Autumn blast is on the way this weekend with the potential for severe rain warnings, wind warnings, snow alerts and marine warnings.

Up to 200mm may fall on the West Coast while eastern parts of the North Island may have highs up to 24 degrees on Saturday under sunny skies and nor’westers.


Tornado & thunderstorm outbreak happening now across parts of USA - Track LIVE

HAPPENING NOW --- 90 Million Americans are in the way of storms and tornadoes right now. Around April and May tornado season in the US typically peaks and the set up today has already created a number of tornadoes with more expected to form over the next day or so.


Aviation: Hate it when the passenger in front reclines their seat abruptly? Delta has a fix

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By Katia Hetter, CNN — As I flew Delta Air Lines from Chicago to Atlanta on Thursday in coach, I spent a few minutes guessing if the tall man in front of me would recline his seat.
 
I wanted to work,

This is the first ever photo of a black hole

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In April 2017, scientists used a global network of telescopes to see and capture the first-ever picture of a black hole, according to an announcement by researchers at the National Science Foundation Wednesday morning.


Cyclone Trevor now inland but still a 'severe' Cat 3 storm, Cyclone Veronica to make landfall WA Sunday

Updated 5:50pm NZDT (2:20pm ACST, 12:50pm AWST) --- Cyclone Trevor has made landfall as a severe Category 4 storm but has weakened a little to a Category 3 - this is still classed as 'severe'.

It made landfall between Port McArthur and the NT/QLD border around 11am in NT.

Landfall is specifically when the centre of the 'eye' of the cyclone crosses land.


Mozambique - Harrowing scenes after Cyclone Idai with 'inland ocean' visible from outer space

Beira, Mozambique (CNN) --- As many as "300 to 400" bodies line the banks of a road out of the city of Beira in Mozambique, according to an eyewitness account, and flood waters have formed an inland ocean that is visible from outer space.


VIDEO: Special Australia Update: Cyclones Trevor and Veronica

Two major cyclones are both making landfall in Australia this weekend and while both are in fairly remote parts of Australia both are definitely worth monitoring with Cyclone Trevor dumping huge rainfall totals in the central desert and then out east over Queensland eventually.


Australia: Twin Cyclones to make landfall, 1 year's worth of rain likely near Alice Springs in 48 hours

Detailed Update +6 Maps +1 Video) --- Two major tropical cyclones will make landfall in Australia this weekend and while they will make landfall in fairly remote places there are well over 30,000 people in the direct path and some major tourist spots too.


VIDEO: Australia - Special Update on Cyclones Trevor and Veronica

Two major tropical cyclones will be making landfall in Australia this weekend, Trevor in NT and Veronica in WA.
 
Both of these cyclones will be severe and may both reach Cat 5, certainly both will reach Cat 4 strength.
 
We take a general look across Australia for the next few days ahead, but we also drill down and focus on the specific track