International


Typhoon Hagibis threatens Japan this Friday & Saturday

Typhoon Hagibis is a large scale and a violent storm moving quickly northwestward at around 12kt (22kmh)
 
It will likely make a northeastward turn around Friday evening.

Australia: Massive same day temperature drop in Sydney on Friday

A cool change finally made its way to eastern parts of Sydney on Friday, following what has shaped up to be the hottest October day in two years across various suburbs.

By 1pm, the temperature had dropped by almost 14 degrees in Mascot after it hit 34.7 degrees about 30 minutes earlier.


NASA discovers big black spot on Jupiter more than twice as long as NZ

A NASA space mission found a large black spot on Jupiter, and it isn't what you think. Could it be a heretofore unseen phenomenon, or someone's idea of a prank on the scientists? Neither is true, 


SPACE: Water detected in atmosphere of potentially habitable super-Earth

For the first time, astronomers have peered into the atmosphere of an exoplanet -- a planet outside our solar system -- and discovered both water vapor and temperatures that could potentially support life, according to a new study.


Massive electrical storm over Tasman Sea stands out globally, weakens as moves into NZ

Updated 2:27am Sunday --- Thousands of lightning flashes lit up the Tasman Sea on Saturday night and on a global scale it stood out as one of the largest on earth.


Track Hurricane Dorian here via CNN's live storm tracker

The eye of Category 2 Hurricane Dorian is now brushing North Carolina USA and could make landfall. Even if no landfall it's a bad set up with the eye of the storm brushing the coastline as it tracks NE.


VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian special update + latest on NZ’s upcoming colder change

We have the latest aerial footage via CNN showing catastrophic damage to The Bahamas over the past few days as Hurricane Dorian stalled above.

We also have the latest tracking map which paints a more positive picture for the USA as Dorian starts to finally weaken.


VIDEO: 2 lows with sub-tropical connections for NZ + an update on Hurricane Dorian

New Zealand has two big lows coming towards us between now and Sunday with both tapping into sub-tropical airflows and rain.

It’'s generally good news for the North Island that, despite what some may think, does actually need much more rain to set us up nicely for the drier months of summer.


Europe's heat wave is shattering temperature records and cities are struggling to cope

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CNN --- Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK all reached record-breaking temperatures this week.


Britain could see hottest night on record Tuesday as heat wave hits

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The UK is set to sizzle this week, in a heatwave that could set new temperature records for July, a new all-time record and a new overnight record..