As Tropical Cyclone Seroja approaches Western Australia while absorbing Tropical Cyclone Odette, warnings and watches are being issued in preparation for the storm. Seroja is currently located at 21.4 degrees south, 108.6 degrees east, approximately 86 nautical miles to the northwest of Learmonth, Australia. The storm currently has maximum 1-minuteRead More →

Niran reaching peak intensity, image courtesy of Jagsko.

The southern hemisphere is currently in a white-hot situation, with cyclones Mirian, 91S, Niran and Habana. In this article, we will focus on cyclone Niran, which now becomes the second category 5 cyclone in 2021, on both Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and the Australian scale. Niran is expected to bearRead More →

Cyclone Niran is currently at 90kts(165km/h) according to Force Thirteen and intensifying off of the Northeast Coast of Australia. Parts of the Australian coast are still experiencing adverse conditions, and Cyclone Warnings were only recently lifted. The JTWC expects a close pass by New Caledonia at an intensity of approximatelyRead More →

Kimi strengthened more today, heading close to category 1 in the Saffir-simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS). But it is expected to weaken soon with increasing wind shear striking it. Currently it is bringing some winds and heavy rainfall to the coast of Queensland, and now it’s forecasted to continue its south-southeastRead More →

The Australian Region basin is now coming back with activity, as two tropical systems have recently formed, according to the Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre (RSMC) of the basin, the Bureau of Meteorology. Tropical Cyclone Kimi has formed 6 hours ago, currently located near 15.4 degrees south, 146.5 degrees east, approximatelyRead More →

As of 2:00AM UTC tropical storm 03S, located approximately 90kilometers northeast of Karratha, Australia, the system has tracked southeastward at 45 km/h over the past 6 hours.Environmental analysis reveals the system lies in a marginal environment with warm (30°C) sea surface temperatures, low (10-15 knots) wind shear and robust polewardRead More →

The south Pacific basin is also kicking off with 2 disturbances, invest 90P (01F) and 91P formed on the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and the former may have a chance to go further, but where will it go is still very uncertain. Current Storm Information Invest 90P (01F)90P was numberedRead More →

In the last 24 hours 02U or 03S has intensified to a Tropical Storm. Its currently located approximately 686 nautical miles north-northwest of Learmonth, Australia, has tracked east-southeastward at 11 mph (20 km/h) over the past 6 hours.Infrared satellite imagery shows deep convection sheared to the southwest of a fullyRead More →