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Australia: Extreme Weather Events Continue

Posted by feww on March 6, 2011

TIME TO MOVE ON!

More extreme rain events, flooding hit Australia

Nature seems to be revising her plans, and the energy dinosaurs are not invited.

Australian Region Infrared Satellite Image March 6, 2011 – 10:32UTC
Source: BOM. Click images to enlarge.

TRMM Satellite Hydro Model – Australia

Australasia Weekly Rain Accumulation (TRMM)

Global Rainfall Average – TRMM Satellite

Global Rainfall Anomalies – TRMM Satellite

Click images to enlarge.

Australia Rainfall Map – March 6, 2011

Australia Flood Map : March 6, 2011

Warnings current:

NSW/ACT | VIC | QLD | WA | SA | TAS | NT

Northern Territory

Western Australia

South Australia

Queensland

NSW and ACT

Victoria

Tasmania

This information was last updated by BOM  on Sunday March 06 2011 at 11:13UTC

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Nature to Aussies: “I know where you live!”

Posted by feww on February 16, 2011

Plagued by Back-to-Back Disasters

Australia: More Cyclones, Extreme Rain, Gale Force Winds, Flooding …

Nature’s responses are becoming increasingly up close and personal.

Cyclone Carlos buffets Darwin, Top End

Darwin and the Tiwi Islands continue to be pummeled by strong winds and torrential rain, as Cyclone Carlos edges closer to the coast.

  • Darwin received a record rainfall of 366mm in 24 hours.
  • CARLOS has dumped more rain on Darwin than YASI  did on Innisfail, weather reports say.
  • Record 435mm of rain fell in the Darwin suburb of Marrara in 24 hours.
  • Dozens of houses have already been inundated.
  • School has been canceled for the next two days.
  • Scores of trees and powerlines are down.
  • Darwin Airport has been closed indefinitely. 
  • Winds gusts of about 100kmph are currently pummeling   the coastal area between Darwin and Point Stuart.
  • Many roads in and around Darwin are currently flooded and impassible.

Tropical Cyclone Carlos Radar Image


TC Carlos — 128 km Darwin (Berrimah) Radar (BOM Australia)

Latest Australia Satellite Image


Source:  Australia
BOM

Tropical Cyclone CARLOS Projected Path


Issued by BOM Darwin at 7:44 pm CST Wednesday 16 February 2011. Click images to enlarge.

Details for: TC CARLOS

Tropical Cyclone DIANNE Projected Path


Details for: TC DIANNE

Australia 24-hr Rainfall Map

Australia Flood Map


Source BOM Australia. Click images to enlarge.

Australia: Wild Weather WARNINGS

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Australia: Cyclone Warning for Darwin

Posted by feww on February 15, 2011

Cyclone warning for Darwin and the Top End, BOM Australia says

Up to 24cm of rain fell at Dum-in-Mirrie, near Darwin, in the 24 hours to 9:00am local time Tuesday, while 17cm  fell in the Darwin suburb of Marrara as the tropical low moved over the Top End.


Source: AUST BOM. Click image to enlarge.

A tropical low located about 85km SW of Darwin at 5:00pm (ACDT) could develop into a tropical cyclone by Wednesday, and is forecast to move into the Beagle Gulf, BOM said.

“Gales with gusts to 110 kilometres per hour are expected to develop between Daly River Mouth and Point Stuart, including Darwin and the Tiwi Islands, during Wednesday.”

“Destructive winds with gusts to 130 kilometres per hour may develop over the Tiwi Islands late Thursday if the cyclone continues to intensify.

“Heavy rain may cause widespread flooding in the northern Darwin-Daly District.” BOM said.

NO Visitors!

Just when you thought it was safe to go to the Northern Territory Wildlife Park and the Darwin Botanic Gardens, the two venues have been declared unsafe due to the wild weather and are closed to visitors.

Details for: Tropical Low 1

Details for: Tropical Low 2

Australia: Wild Weather WARNINGS

Australia 24-hr Rainfall Map

Australia Flood Map


Source: BOM Australia

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Extreme Weather Warnings for Australia

Posted by feww on February 6, 2011

New Battles Waged Across All Fronts

Australian Region Infrared Satellite Image Doesn’t Look Good!

Major flooding could occur in northern, eastern and southern Australia in the next two weeks: Fire-Earth

Source: BOM Australia.

Global Rainfall Anomalies – TRMM – Partial Map

Global Rainfall Average – TRMM – Partial Map

TRMM Hydro Model – 6 Feb 2011 at 6:00UTC


Source: NASA/GSFC

Three-monthly rainfall totals for Australia


Rainfall Map (3 months compared with LT average)


This map compares the rainfall received in the past 3 months with the long-term average for that period. Source of images: BOM Australia. Click images to enlarge.

Australia rainfall Map (Weekly Total)


Rainfall Totals Queensland – TRMM Satellite

Strong Winds Fuel Perth Fire

A blaze at Red Hill, a north-eastern suburb of Perth, Australia, has burnt through 750 hectares, a report said.

Other News

  • Perth. Wildfires have destroyed at least a dozen homes near Perth in western Australia, report say.
  • Queensland. Up to 10,000 people remain in evacuation centers in the state of Queensland, while thousands of others who have returned to their battered homes are without power or water supplies, reports say.
  • Melbourne. In the Melbourne suburb of Elwood in Victoria floodwaters have inundated many houses and washed cars off roads, AP reported. Melbourne received more than 50 percent of its average annual rainfall in less than 24 hours.
  • Sydney. Australia’s largest city has experienced its longest spell of 30-degree days on record, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Urgent Warnings

Australia Current Warnings

Warnings by State

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