Weather

Thain calls for heat summit

Fed up with Penrith’s rising temperatures, Councillor John Thain is calling for a city-wide heat summit to look at more solutions to cool down...

Warning of hotter days to come

As Penrith residents continue to deal with a sweltering January, there’s warnings that it’ll only get hotter in the coming years. Ecosystem Scientist Sebastian Pfautsch...

Temperatures to soar in Penrith this week

Penrith is preparing for a week of scorching conditions with temperatures to soar above 40 degrees for five consecutive days, starting tomorrow. It'll top 35...

Locals urged to prepare for scorching temperatures

Temperatures are set to soar in Penrith later this week as the warmest weather since February arrives - an early indication of the blistering...

Penrith hits 42 degrees; slightly cooler for rest of the week

The worst of the hot weather is over for now, but temperatures will still remain above 35 degrees for the rest of the week. After...

42 ways to stay cool as Penrith prepares to swelter again

The Weekender team has brainstormed the top 42 ways to keep cool as temperatures soar above 40 degrees today and again right throughout the...

Penrith records highest ever temperature

A new temperature record has been set in Penrith with the mercury rising to a stunning 47.3 degrees in the region at 3.25pm today. Incredibly...

Scorching temperatures predicted for weekend

Penrith is preparing for a weekend heatwave with temperatures above 40 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday. Locals are being urged to be prepared especially...

Temperature record under threat as Penrith prepares for 44 degree day

Penrith is on track to break another temperature record tomorrow with the Bureau now predicting a top of 44 degrees. The record for the hottest...

Temperatures to soar in Penrith this week

Penrith will experience summer's full force this week with temperatures to soar above 40 degrees on Thursday. The mercury is tipped to hit 34 in...

Temperatures set to soar in Penrith

Penrith is poised to record its hottest ever September day with temperatures predicted to reach 37 degrees later today. It was 12 degrees at 8am...

Penrith poised to freeze through coldest ever morning

Penrith is set to produce some ironic weather history this weekend with the city likely to record its coldest ever temperature, just six months after...

SES crews sandbag properties at Londonderry

Penrith State Emergency Service (SES) crews worked through the night to protect three properties in Londonderry that have flooded. An SES spokesperson said the swift...

Penrith set for hottest February day on record

Penrith is likely to record its hottest February day on record this Saturday, with temperatures set to soar past 45 degrees. It will be the...

Penrith prepares for more scorching days

The summer of extreme temperatures will continue today with Penrith expected to reach a top of 43 degrees later this afternoon. And while a cool...

Heat wave conditions to continue for most of the week in Penrith

It was a tough first day back at school for local students today with temperatures soaring above 40 degrees in Penrith. And they'll get little...

Cool change arrives but there’s MORE super hot days to come

Cooler temperatures have finally arrived in Penrith after two scorching hot days. The mercury soared to a whopping 44.6 degrees in Penrith today - two...

Warnings issued to locals with mercury set to soar in Penrith

Penrith is set to experience two consecutive days with temperatures above 40 degrees, prompting local residents to be careful especially with children and pets. The...

Penrith tops whopping 43.4 degrees

Penrith has been served a scorching Friday with temperatures hitting 43.4 degrees just after 2.30pm this afternoon. The temperature is still rising across the area...

Fry-day: Penrith to top 43 degrees

Locals are being warned to stay indoors and keep pets safe with revised forecasts predicting temperatures to reach a scorching 43 degrees in Penrith...