There were a series of high-impact weather events in the Northern Hemisphere in June and July 2021.
Antarctic sea ice affects global climate by reflecting sunlight, influencing air-sea interactions and ocean circulation.
A storm caused widespread wind damage across southeast Australia between 9th and 11th June 2021.
Eastern Australia experienced record-breaking rainfall and widespread flooding.
Seroja was a highly unusual Category 3 cyclone.
Western Australia experienced a series of heatwaves from 2021-2022.
In late 2020, a La Niña was underway, which tends to push warm water from the Pacific through the Indonesian archipelago, and south along the coast of Western Australia.