Today we commemorate the 15th anniversary of Cyclone Percy and it’s Category 5-equivalent peak intensity in the South Pacific ocean basin on this day, March 2nd. While not very damaging compared to other cyclones (though it was still very devastating for the islands of Swains, Tokelau and Cook) nor deadly,Read More →

On March 20, 2019, we witnessed an unprecedented event – Cyclone Veronica’s explosive intensification. In 12 hours, Veronica intensified from 85 mph to 155 mph based upon Force Thirteen Analysis, accompanied by a pressure drop from 967 millibars to 935 millibars – a 80 mph increase and 32 millibar drop.Read More →