Tropical Cyclone Nora: Queensland on alert for destructive winds | Australia news

Tropical Cyclone Nora developed into a category three on Friday night, and was expected to reach category four as it moved into the Gulf of Carpentaria. Warnings were in place for all Queensland areas from Karumba to Mapoon, including Weipa and Mornington Island, as it moved southeast at close to …

Tropical Cyclone Nora expected to reach category four before hitting Queensland

Tropical Cyclone Nora expected to reach category four before hitting Queensland

Posted March 24, 2018 07:05:55 Photo: Tropical Cyclone Nora is expected to hit the coast as a category four system. (Supplied: BOM) Tropical Cyclone Nora is expected to hit Queensland’s Gulf of Carpentaria as a category four system on Sunday — but could reach the coast as early as this …

Tropical Cyclone Nora: BOM issues warning as storm approaches Gulf of Carpentaria

Tropical Cyclone Nora: BOM issues warning as storm approaches Gulf of Carpentaria

Updated March 24, 2018 01:08:40 Photo: The cyclone could become a category four system by Saturday. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology) Tropical Cyclone Nora is passing by north-east Arnhem land, before moving to the Cape York Peninsula and intensifying over the weekend. While the storm will not hit the NT coast …

Cyclone Marcus and Cyclone Nora joined by two other systems as storms converge on Australia

Cyclone Marcus and Cyclone Nora joined by two other systems as storms converge on Australia

Updated March 23, 2018 10:49:00 Photo: There is a spate of activity around Australia’s tropics. (Supplied: Weatherzone) A very active cyclone season is stepping up around the Australian tropics, with the Bureau of Meteorology monitoring four significant systems spiralling around the country’s north. BOM’s radar includes severe Tropical Cyclone Marcus, …

Cyclone Nora: System may brew into category three storm in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM says

Cyclone Nora: System may brew into category three storm in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM says

Posted March 23, 2018 07:16:50 External Link: GIF: Wind map showing tropical low system in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia on March 22, 2018 A severe category three tropical cyclone could develop off the Queensland coast on Saturday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says. Tropical Cyclone Nora formed …

Wood sculptor makes public art out of trees downed in Darwin by Cyclone Marcus

Wood sculptor makes public art out of trees downed in Darwin by Cyclone Marcus

Updated March 22, 2018 15:47:13 Video: Joel Mitchell’s paintbrush is a chainsaw (ABC News) Related Story: Top End residents without power, but tap water safe to drink Related Story: Family of golfer killed by falling branch plead for similar trees to be chopped down The term “public art” might conjure …

Tropical Cyclone Nora expected to hit Arnhem Land, Cape York Peninsula

Tropical Cyclone Nora expected to hit Arnhem Land, Cape York Peninsula

Updated March 22, 2018 18:06:26 Photo: The developing tropical low will continue to move into the Gulf of Carpentaria. (Supplied: BOM) Communities in north-east Arnhem Land and along the Cape York peninsula should prepare for a cyclone to hit this weekend. Key points A cyclone is expected to develop and …

Tiwi Islands Football League grand final postponed as region braces for cyclone

Tiwi Islands Football League grand final postponed as region braces for cyclone

By ABC staff Updated March 15, 2018 19:29:12 Photo: The Tiwi Islands Football League grand final has been postponed, but the Northern Territory Football League grand final is expected to go ahead at this stage. (Supplied: Jack Bullen) The Tiwi Islands Football League grand final has been postponed as residents …

Tropical Cyclone Marcus is heading for Perth, but you don’t need to panic

Tropical Cyclone Marcus is heading for Perth, but you don’t need to panic

Updated March 21, 2018 14:50:19 External Link: Tropical Cyclone Marcus Forecasters say a severe tropical cyclone set to curve around the WA coast towards Perth is the strongest of the season, but have assured the public there is no cause for alarm. Tropical Cyclone Marcus has strengthened into a category …

Cyclone Marcus: Curious Darwin answers your weird and wonderful questions about the storm – Curious Darwin

Cyclone Marcus: Curious Darwin answers your weird and wonderful questions about the storm – Curious Darwin

Updated March 21, 2018 16:39:49 Video: Darwin clean up begins after Cyclone Marcus (ABC News) Top Enders have survived the most damaging storm to hit the Darwin region since Cyclone Tracy flattened it over 40 years ago. You’ve all been inundated with information from authorities and emergency services as you’ve …