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WEATHER UPDATE: ex-tropical cyclone Veronica, Tuesday 26 March 2019

26/03/2019 - National

Senior forecaster, Andrea Peace : Hello from the Bureau with our final update on the now ex-tropical cyclone Veronica, which weakened to a tropical low early this morning (Tuesday) and is no longer producing gale force winds.

While the eye of Veronica didn't cross the coast, the effects were certainly felt. The wind and very heavy rainfall has now eased, however road conditions may remain hazardous today and communities may be isolated as flooding... read more...

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Trevor, Sunday 24 March 2019

24/03/2019 - National

An animation showing the forecast path of ex-tropical cyclone Trevor, which is now a low pressure system moving through the Northern Territory and south-west Queensland. View video here. Current at 2pm AEDT on Sunday 24 March 2019.


Weather Update: severe tropical cyclone Veronica, Sunday 24 March 2019

24/03/2019 - WA

Meteorologist, Diana Eadie, from the Bureau's Extreme Weather Desk, discusses the latest on severe tropical cyclone Veronica.

See video here. Current at 2pm AWST on Sunday 24 March 2019.


Severe Tropical Cyclones forecast this weekend, coinciding with World Meteorological Day

23/03/2019 - National

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting two severe tropical cyclones to make landfall this weekend, bringing dangerous conditions to parts of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

There are 'watch' and 'warning' zones for many Gulf of Carpentaria communities as dangerous conditions, such as very destructive winds, widespread heavy rainfall and a very dangerous storm tide threaten the area due to Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor.

Meanwhile, Severe...