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"While local capability and capacity is very strong, ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris is continuing to track towards Queensland, and could bring heavy rainfall and gale force winds from late tomorrow," Mr Crawford said. "Extra crews have been deployed to bolster the response capability. "These crews can be ... weather
Four people were reported to have died in Fiji as a result of heavy floods caused by Tropical Cyclone Josie. Heavy rain and winds from ... At least four people are dead and a person remains missing after Tropical Cyclone Josie battered Fiji with heavy rain and flooding Sunday. Local police said four ...

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The Fiji Met Service says Tropical Cyclone Josie is moving 25 kph East-South East, away from the Fiji group. It says the category one Cyclone is expected to have average winds of up to 75kph with momentary gusts upto to 100 kph. A gale warning remains in force the Yasawa and Mamanuca group, ...
Update: 8:39AM TROPICAL cyclone Josie was located 120km west of Kadavu and 130km south south west of Nadi at 6am today. TC Josie, formerly TD12F was upgraded to a category 1 Tropical Cyclone overnight. According to the Special Weather Bulletin number 8 issued on TC Josie at 7.11am today, ...
Tropical Cyclone Gita (TC Gita), a Category 4 system crossed Tonga between 12 and 13 February 2018 with average winds of 110 knots (285km/hour) close to the center, making it one of the worst cyclones to have ever hit the island nation in recorded history, has left a trail of damages to infrastructures ...

... have been sent to central and far north Queensland ahead of wild weather tracking towards the coast. The tropical low, which is situated about 410km northeast of Cairns, is expected to move southwest on Tuesday before entering “favourable environment” which could see it develop back into a cyclone.
Five people have been reported missing following widespread flooding in Fiji's Western Division as Tropical Cyclone Josie brings heavy rain. FBC news reports a 19 year-old man drowned this morning after he was swept away by strong currents in Wainimalika, Sabeto Nadi while trying to cross a creek.
What accounts for that beautiful comma shape, and why is it different from the classic spiral of a tropical cyclone? Tropical cyclones, including hurricanes and typhoons, form as thunderstorms cluster and build around a central area of low atmospheric pressure in the lower latitudes. They draw their energy ...
The final property insurance loss estimate for Australia's Tropical Cyclone Debbie is A$1.7 billion (US$1.3 billion), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data. Cyclone Debbie hit the Australian states of Queensland and New ...
About once in a decade a tropical cyclone will veer off the path normally taken by it's predecessors. TC Marcus is the latest to venture the road less traveled and turned South-which sent historic a swell to Western Australia. Marcus has since spun itself to death out at sea but this past weekend it lit up the ...
Flooding, landslides, lost electrical power, and structural damage were also a companion of the tropical cyclone's arrival. After landfall Nora weakened but the remnants continued to produce heavy precipitation. Nora was no longer a significant tropical cyclone after March 25 at (8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC).
What role can cost-benefit analysis play to achieve resilience to category 4 or 5 cyclones and other natural disasters? More broadly, how can we learn from the past? What are the new lessons we can take forward from Cyclone Marcus? And how do we inspire a city to work towards creating “Resilient ...
Perth surfers made the most of the after effects of ex-Tropical cyclone Marcus on the weekend as South West boardriders were spooked by several shark warnings. The swell hitting Perth on the weekend was particularly interesting because it was coming from the north-west, according to Bureau of ...
It's a balmy morning in the days after Cyclone Marcus, and as chainsaws descend on fallen trees a group of locals descend on beaches to observe damage of a different sort. The Lee Point coastal reserve is the third or fourth area the birdwatchers have visited this week, and earlier expeditions have ...
A tropical cyclone could hit Fiji and Tonga next Monday, but the high across New Zealand should keep it away boding for a mainly fine Easter weekend. Earlier indications show ... WeatherWatch chief analyst Philip Duncan says the forecast looks mainly fine for Easter, despite cyclones hovering nearby. Richard Robinson.
Three-star defensive end commits to Cyclones ... Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell thanks the crowd during the Cyclone Spirit Rally in Memphis. ... Peterson, a 6-foot-4, 220 pound defensive end, is the top-ranked player in the state of South Dakota and is the Cyclones' sixth 2019 commitment (the first ...

Nora made landfall in northern Queensland as a severe tropical storm and will bring dangerous weather into early next week. Less than 24 hours after developing over the Arafura Sea, Nora intensified into a severe tropical cyclone (the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane in the Atlantic or eastern Pacific ...
Credit: NOAA/NASA Rapid Response Team. NASA satellite imagery showed that Tropical Cyclone Nora developed an eye as it strengthened into a hurricane north of Australia. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of the storm, formerly named Tropical Cyclone 16P.
Cape York communities are on high alert ahead of Tropical Cyclone Nora, which developed into a category three on Friday night, but weakened slightly on Saturday afternoon. Warnings were in place for all Queensland areas from Karumba to Mapoon, including Weipa and Mornington Island, as it moved ...
On March 22 at 2:30 a.m. EDT (06:30 UTC) NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Marcus off Western Australia. Credit: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team. While a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, NASA-NOAA's ...
... assess the full extent of the damage. The prime minister and his delegation which included the director of the disaster management office are also expected to visit communities affected by cyclone Hola on the islands of Malekula and Espiritu Santo. They are due to return to the capital Port Vila later today.
A tropical cyclone is expected to form off Australia's north tomorrow and move above Western Australia's Kimberley region over the weekend. The system, currently a tropical low, is intensifying in waters off the Tiwi Islands and is expected to turn towards the north coast of the Northern Territory's Top End ...
Waves of up to eight metres have been recorded off southern Queensland beaches overnight as the effects of ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda continue to be felt. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said abnormally high tides were no longer expected to impact southern Queensland and cancelled its severe ...
Cyclone Hola continued its path south-eastwards across the South Pacific this week, brushing along the northern-most fringes of New Zealand's North Island. The cyclone, which intensified to category 4, brought with it heavy rain and strong winds in excess of 70mph to communities along the Bay of Plenty ...
On March 2, a nor'easter that morphed into a "bomb cyclone" slammed much of the Northeast with heavy snow and rain, hurricane-force wind gusts, and significant coastal flooding. The storm left six people dead from falling trees, and about 900,000 people lost electrical power. As residents were still ...
Residents are being warned that the storm is a fairly small system and its track is subject to change. Therefore, the area which will see the worst of the damage could suddenly alter at the last minute. Currently, some of the worst of the winds are also expected to affect the largest city, Auckland, where ...
Some residents in Tauranga have had to urgently evacuate their new homes amid concerns they are unsafe. It's feared Cyclone Hola may trigger slips in an unfinished housing development. But residents are outraged and say they've been calling for the problems to be fixed for months. Thirteen families ...
As north Queensland communities prepare for a massive clean-up after this week's flooding, many will pause to reflect on a devastating storm that blew through exactly a century ago. The severe cyclone claimed an estimated 100 lives when it hit on March 10, 1918, and was one of the most serious to ever ...
Torrential rain has started easing in north Queensland, but forecasters have warned a tropical cyclone could be just around the corner. The Bureau of Meteorology says storm activity currently affecting the gulf region and Coral Sea has the potential to form into a more destructive weather system. "Certainly ...
It's now three weeks since the most powerful cyclone in 60 years passed over the islands of Tongatapu and 'Eua in the Kingdom of Tonga leaving many homeless and without water or power. Cyclone Gita had already left many people in Samoa with the a major clean up operation after floods inundated ...
A handout photo made available on 07 March 2018 by NASA shows in this composite image, derived from data collected by the Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument aboard NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter, the central cyclone at the planet's north pole and the eight cyclones that encircle it.
Tropical Cyclone Hola was officially named on Tuesday as it attained sufficient wind strength to pose a threat. It developed while over Vanuatu, but only reached peak intensity on Friday, over open waters further west. Although Vanuatu suffered some wind damage in the form of roofs ripped off buildings ...
And now a cyclone is threatening to bring more weather chaos - Hola was last night listed as a Category 4 storm, likely to become a fierce Category 5 by the weekend. Yesterday's deluge closed roads around Hawke's Bay, including Napier-Taupo Rd. People were evacuated from parts of the Hawke's Bay ...
“The chance of a cyclone forming this weekend in the Gulf of Carpentaria has decreased from (Wednesday's) outlook, as the focus now shifts to early next week,” a BOM spokesman said. If a tropical cyclone does form next week, it will be the first tropical cyclone in the northern region for the 2017/2018 ...
One cyclone, on average, crosses the coastline somewhere in tropical north Queensland every season. March, statistically, is the month. Four of the worst cyclones on record unleashed a deadly toll in March. Dozens of luxury boats were smashed together at the Port Hinchinbrook marina in Cardwell during ...
Say hello to Cyclone #Hola, which formed overnight near #Vanuatu. It should move south then SE, with no risk to #Qld. Still a moderate chance of another cyclone developing in the Gulf on the weekend - we are monitoring that closely. More on cyclones here: https://t.co/mRmh7OjFVq pic.twitter.com/ ...
New images from NASA's Juno probe show clusters of cyclones on the planet's poles. NASA says these weather systems extend far deeper than previously realized. The tightly packed cyclones haven't merged into one system like they did on Saturn, and scientists aren't sure why. Scientists also discovered that Jupiter's ...
(CNN) A strong winter storm is threatening to deliver gusty winds and heavy snow to the Northeast, where crews still are working to restore power to more than 100,000 customers after last weekend's deadly "bomb cyclone." As energy from the storm pushes east, more than 40 million people from ...
The cyclone is moving painfully slowly, at only 17 kilometres per hour, ensuring the heavy rain continues to fall for a prolonged period. In the north of the ... Madagascar is no stranger to tropical cyclones. In January, powerful Cyclone Ava killed dozens of people when it slammed into the island. Again it was ...
Friday's storm deepened after reaching the New Jersey coast a stunning 26 millibars (.77 inches of mercury on your home barometer) in 21 hours, fitting the criterion for a “bomb cyclone” for the second time this winter, which is remarkable and an indication of both unusually warm sea water and a vigorous ...
(CNN) At least five people have been killed in a ferocious storm that hammered the Northeast with powerful winds, relentless rain and historic flooding. The nor'easter moved out to sea Saturday, but not before it knocked out power -- perhaps for days -- to more than 900,000 customers from the mid-Atlantic ...
Updated at 8:46 p.m. ET. The storm system that pummeled much of the East Coast on Friday had moved hundreds of miles offshore by Saturday, but residual wind gusts and coastal flood threats, exacerbated by high tide, continued to plague the region from Maryland through Maine. Scientists say the storm ...
Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Another monster winter storm slams the Northeast; Putin's ...
Dumazile will brush Madagascar and La Reunion with gusty winds and flooding rainfall into the new week. Currently a moderate tropical storm, Dumazile is expected to strengthen into a tropical cyclone as it tracks southward during the beginning of the coming week. "The environment east of Madagascar ...
... weather 0302 Mass. 04 US weather 0302 Mass. 02 us weather 0302 mass. 01 US weather 0302 Massachusetts. 02 US weather 0302 Washington. 01 US weather 0302 Washington. A powerful nor'easter has morphed into a "bomb cyclone," bringing rain, snow and heavy winds to parts of the East Coast.
Winter Storm Riley brought rain, sleet, and powerful gusts of wind as it quickly escalated from a nor'easter to what meteorologists call a "bomb cyclone." The National Weather Service warned people to take the storm seriously, calling it a "LIFE & DEATH situation for those living along the coast." The Reagan National Airport ...
WINTHROP, Mass. -- A late-winter nor'easter exploded Friday into what weather watchers call a "bomb cyclone," and it's not over yet. At least four people have been killed by falling trees -- including two boys, 6 and 11 years old. The massive storm is affecting more than 50 million people from the ...
The remnants of ex-tropical Cyclone Gita hammered the Kapiti Coast late on Tuesday and early Wednesday, temporarily closing the seaside stretch of highway. NZTA journey manager Neil Walker said the footpath and guardrail running along a 60-metre section between Paekākāriki to Pukerua Bay was ...
Andy Jordan, who is a local surfer, says surfers map out the swells when cyclones are forecast. ... Not many people look forward to cyclones hitting - but surfers such as Andy Jordan do. Cyclones ... Cyclone Gita moved southeast across the upper South Island and the lower North Island from late yesterday until early today.


 

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