NASA’s Aqua satellite spotted some strong convection in a recently formed low pressure area that strengthened into Sub-Tropical Storm Arani in the South Atlantic. Arani formed near the coast of Brazil and is now moving away from it. Tropical cyclones in the Atlantic
This year's "Big Wet", the tropical rainy season of Australia's Top End, has set a new record for highest seasonal rainfall.
The city of Darwin, Northern Territory, topped its old seasonal rainfall record last week. The old mark was 2499.4 mm
Victims of Cyclone Bingiza in Madagascar were 34 people, injured more than 200 thousand, informs ITAR-TASS. Tropical Cyclone Bingiza “raged for over a week in Madagascar. During this time, 77 thousand people lost their homes and more than 200 thousand were injured.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Summary for 2010, released yesterday, confirms the year was one of extremes for many parts of the country.Key points include: *The year, which began with El Nino conditions in the Pacific before rapidly
The outer bands of Tropical Cyclone Atu continuing to push high cloud over the upper North Island this morning reports WeatherWatch.The latest oceanic warning by the crown forecaster says that Atu remains a cyclone with the air pressure at 945hPa. The cyclone is as
Long range computer models, which accurately predicted Cyclone Yasi’s exact path and strength up to to 10 days in advance, are now picking a new cyclone forming north of New Zealand over the next 7 days, the WeatherWatch reports.
Torrential rain and high winds lashed Darwin on Wednesday as a new tropical cyclone bore down on Australia's north, just two weeks after a top-strength storm caused massive destruction.
Schools and a major airport were closed as Tropical Cyclone Carlos
The U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that, as of about noon Madagascar time on Feb. 14, Bingiza had maximum sustained winds of 98 mph (155 kilometers per hour) and gusts up to 120 mph (195 kph).
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