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Severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja final update

12/04/2021 - WA

Severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja crossed the coast between Kalbarri and Geraldton Sunday evening. Damage near the track extended well inland

Key points
• Severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja crossed the coast as a category 3 cyclone Sunday evening
• Highest wind gust of 170km/hr recorded near Kalbarri
• Geraldton recorded 120km/hr wind gusts
• Highest rainfall 166.8mm recorded near Kalbarri
• Severe... read more...

Dangerous weather imminent as Severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja begins to impact the central west coast

11/04/2021 - WA

Update on cyclone situation:

At a glance

- Tropical Cyclone Seroja is expected to cross the coast some time between 7pm and 10pm (AWST) this evening, most likely between Kalbarri and Geraldton.

- Tropical Cyclone Seroja is likely to weaken to Category 2 prior to crossing the coast, although a Severe Category 3 impact remains a slight risk.

- Damaging wind gusts are now impacting the Shark Bay area and are expected to extend... read more...

Tropical Cyclone Seroja is racing towards the central west coast and will bring rare and dangerous weather from Sunday afternoon

11/04/2021 - WA

At a glance

- Tropical Cyclone Seroja continues to move towards the west coast and is expected to cross the coast as a Category 2 system on Sunday evening.

- People in the Shark Bay area can expect to experience the impact of the system from early afternoon Sunday.

- People in the Kalbarri and Geraldton area can expect to feel the impact of the system from mid to late afternoon on Sunday.

- Wind gusts of up to to 150 km/hr are expected as... read more...

First Cyclone Watch Issued

09/04/2021 - WA

First Cyclone Watch issued

People on the coast between Coral Bay and Lancelin should prepare now for a period of destructive winds that could cause significant damage to homes and property, and heavy rain that could lead to flash flooding.

Tropical Cyclone Seroja is expected to cross the coast as a Category 2 system late on Sunday or early Monday.

The area at greatest risk is between Jurien Bay... read more...