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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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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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Cyclones Attack Australia

Posted by feww on January 21, 2010

TC MAGDA  Approaches, another Cyclone  Forms

TROPICAL CYCLONE MAGDA (TC 08S)

  • Time/Date: 21 January 2010 – 09:00UTC
  • Position: 14.5S 123.4E 
  • Sustained Movement: 170 degrees
  • Forward speed: 9km/hr (5 kt)

Current wind distribution:

  • Maximum Sustained winds: 110 km/hr (60 kt)
  • Maximum Gusts:  140 km/hr (75 kt)
  • Maximum Significant Wave Height 4.75m (14 ft)
  • Source: JTWC and Others

Observation:

Tropical cyclone MAGDA (TC 08S) was located about 825km (445 NM) NE of HEADLAND, AUSTRALIA, Tracking south at near 9 km/hr (5 kt). The cyclone is
forecast to intensify aided by low vertical wind sheer and warm sea surfece temperatures in the next  36 hours.


Source: Image from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT-1R via Bureau of Meteorology. Image may be subject to copyright. Click images to enlarge and update.


Source: Image from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT-1R via Bureau of Meteorology. Image may be subject to copyright. [Inset tags refer to the probability of Cyclone formation.]

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