Variable winds in southeast Queensland will make for difficult firefighting conditions on Thursday. Next week, temperatures and dry winds are set to hit the east once again.
A suicide bomber was killed and four others injured in this morning's attack on a police station in Medan, North Sumatra, police have confirmed. The attacker rode his motorcycle through a security post and detonated explosives as police gave chase
Police station in Medan, North Sumatra, has been attacked in a suspected suicide bombing. At least one casualty rushed to hospital
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 137km ENE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 86km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 119km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 181km WSW of Sibolga, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 5km ENE of Passo, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 10km NE of Pimpi, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 77km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has declared a state of emergency in NSW ahead of catastrophic fire conditions predicted for this week
A third person has died in emergency-level bushfires in NSW, with their body found in a burnt-out building north of Taree in the township of Johns River
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Rainbow Flat: A man has watched his home burn down. A bushfire of over 13,000 hectares is burning in the Hillville area. Two people have been confirmed dead, more than 150 homes across the state have been destroyed with fears this number will increase.
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At 5.30pm, there are 96 fires burning across the state, with 57 yet to be contained. 17 fires remain at Emergency Warning, mostly across the north coast and northern NSouth-West
At least 63 ferry passengers and crew members are rescued off the coast of Cebu on Thursday, November 7
Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious'
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 152km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 85km N of Claveria, Philippines
Cambodia's deputy opposition leader Mu Sochua has been arrested in Malaysia, multiple sources tell @reuters. Yesterday she was in Jakarta and the Cambodian embassy there called for Indonesia to arrest her in the "true spirit of ASEAN"
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 40km NE of Jomalig, Philippines
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 25km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands
Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 - 32km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 18km NE of Sola, Vanuatu
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 20km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu
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Super Typhoon Halong in the northwest Pacific appears to be one of the strongest storms ever recorded, forecasters say; no threat to land
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 180km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam
3 alleged Abu Sayyaf suicide bombers, (2 Egyptians, 1 Filipino) were killed in a clash with military troops in Brgy. Adjid, Indanan, Sulu, at around 5 pm today, AFP Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana confirmed to Rappler.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 50km NW of Piru, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 33km WSW of Sabang, Philippines
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Tornado hit Marawi City earlier this afternoon and destroyed several houses including a Marawi City hall building where a Sangguniang Panlungsod hall is located. No casualties reported so far. ( ERN Lanao del Sur) Bonita Ermac