We warn the public and emergency responders of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause danger to life or widespread disruption through our National Severe Weather Warning Service. Find out more about what to do in severe wind - before, during and after the storm.
Last updated: 30 October 2013
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What is the jet stream?
The jet stream consists of ribbons of very strong winds which move weather systems around the globe. Find out more about the jet stream and watch our explainer video.
What causes wind?
Find out what makes the wind blow and the differences between small scale and large scale winds.