Cyclone DEBBIE Could Strike Australia’s QLD Coast as Cat 4
Posted by feww on March 25, 2017
DEBBIE strengthens to cat 2, could strike QLD coast as cat 4 cyclone —Report
Details of Tropical Cyclone DEBBIE at 1:00 am AEST (UTC+10:00) on Sunday 26 March 2017, sourced from BOM:
- Intensity: Category 2, sustained winds near the center of 100 km/h with wind gusts to 140 km/h
- Location: within 30km of 17.9 degrees South 151.8 degrees East, estimated to be 545km east northeast of Townsville and 500km east northeast of Ayr.
- Movement: slow moving.
- Tropical Cyclone DEBBIE intensified to a category 2 cyclone earlier tonight. The system remains slow moving at the present time. It is expected to adopt a steady west-southwest track later this morning, which will continue for the next few days. Conditions will remain favorable for the cyclone to develop further before landfall, which will likely be between Townsville and Proserpine on Tuesday morning.
The BOM satellite showing Cyclone DEBBIE on Saturday afternoon/ http://www.abc.net.au/