CYCLONE GEORGE (March 2007) Port Hedland in Western Australia is no stranger to tropical cyclones and this one killed three people at a mining camp south of the town. 17 - 24 March 2009 Summary. Public timelines ; Search; Sign in; Sign up; Australian Natural Disasters Timeline created by emily temby. The vast storm was spinning at wind speeds of 295 km/h – and, at its greatest extent, the main part of the storm spanned 650 km, making it one of the biggest in Australian history.. The 2008–09 Australian region cyclone season was a near average tropical cyclone season. Read the detailed post cyclone reports for Australian cyclones dating back to 1970. Brisbane will be at the eye of the storm this summer as the Bureau of Meteorology’s lead cyclone management centre for northern Australia, in a season where tropical storms could pose a major threat to communities. In the North Atlantic Ocean they are called hurricanes, in the Northwest Pacific Ocean they are known as typhoons and in the Southwest Pacific Ocean they are called severe tropical cyclones. April 2000 – Cyclone Rosita struck Broome, Western Australia as a category 5 storm causing severe damage and subsequent coastal erosion. South Australia: Storm: Flinders Ranges Council Storm Event - October 2020: 940: Oct 2020 - - New South Wales: Flood, Storm: NSW storms and floods: 20 October 2020 onwards: 936: Oct 2020: Oct 2020: Victoria: Flood, Storm: Victoria Floods and Storms: commencing 7 October 2020: 939: Aug 2020 - - Victoria: Storm: Victoria Storms Event commencing 27 August 2020 : 934: Aug 2020 - - New South … Link to post Share on other sites. Considerable year-to-year variability in cyclone numbers occurs: from virtually none, to as many as 16 in 1963. If you are anxious you are living in the future. Lua intensified to a category 3 cyclone late on 15 March, crossing the east Pilbara coast at the 80 Mile Beach near Pardoo Station around 0700 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) (1500 WST=UTC+8 hours) 17 March. HVNEarthNews TO SEE THIS VIDEO IN HD- Click the settings cog in the bottom right corner of the video. The Australian region is defined as being to south of the equator, between the 90th meridian east and 160th meridian east. Tropical Cyclone Kelvin hits Australia, then intensifies over land. The season began on 1 November 2009 and ran through until it end on 30 April 2010. Australia was bracing Sunday to be hit by a second powerful cyclone in two days, as Cyclone Veronica bore down on the country’s northwest coast. Weather 9:49pm Mar 25, 2019. The strongest recorded i n Australia being a category 5. Cyclone mahina in cape yourk in queensland. Mackay's Gympie Hotel was destroyed by Cyclone Mackay in 1918. Cyclone Trevor, a category four, hit the Northern Territory on Saturday. The Australian region is defined as being to south of the equator, between the 90th meridian east and 160th meridian east. Storm damage resulted from both the high winds associated with the cyclone, and the very heavy rain. The 2010–11 Australian region cyclone season was a near average tropical cyclone season, with eleven tropical cyclones forming compared to an average of 12. Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Lua formed off the northwest Australian coast on 14 March associated with a vigorous monsoon burst. Two cyclones are in the Pacific while another could hit the Western Australia coast during Christmas week. Hurricane Timeline – 2000’s. The season officially ran from November 1, 2019, to April 30, 2020, however, a tropical cyclone could form at any time between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020, and would count towards the season total. Cyclone Trevor first made landfall on the Cape York Peninsula as a category 3 storm on March 20. Strongest cyclone, hurricanes and typhoons not always most damaging The season officially runs from November 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021, however a tropical cyclone could form at any time between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 and would count towards the season total. Australia's worst cyclones: timeline, National Geographic In terms of intensity and damage wrought, these are some of the worst cyclones to have hit Australia in recent history. Share this post. It is the worst cyclone to hit Australia since 1918, with 290 km/h winds. Cyclones have different names depending on their region. Individual cyclone reports These reports have mainly been compiled using original material produced soon after the cyclone … The season began on 1 November 2009 and ran through until it end on 30 April 2010. Cyclones are part and parcel of an Australian summer. 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