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Hello again, here with an update on Severe Tropical Cyclone Damien that is heading for the Pilbara coast. Damien is current a category 3 tropical cyclone, with sustained winds of 120km/hr near the centre. The current environment allows for Damien to continue to strengthen as it turns towards the coast and it may intensify into

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Over the last week through parts of southeast Queensland and New South Wales we’re seeing multiple troughs that have brought heavy to intense rainfall over the area. We saw a coastal trough last week which brought the very heavy rainfall for multiple days, and that has since move away from Australia. We have a second

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Hello from the Bureau, here with an update on ex-tropical cyclone Owen and the risk of it re-intensifying into a cyclone in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Last night, Owen moved into the Gulf and we can start to see those thunderstorms wrapping around the system. As it stays over those warm sea surface temperatures it

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Hello from the Bureau with an update on tropical cyclone Owen and some relief on the way from hot and dry conditions through Queensland. Overnight, Owen remained a category 1 cyclone and atmospheric conditions are no longer favourable for further development. The system will weaken as it starts to move to the westward today and

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Hello from the Bureau with an update on tropical cyclone Oma. Earlier this week it looked as though Oma would stay well to Australia’s east, but the most likely scenario now is for Oma to approach the southern Queensland coast over the weekend, and possibly even make landfall. In terms of exactly how Oma will

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Hello again. Darwin is now under cyclone watch as a tropical low intensifies to the north of the Top End. Conditions are increasingly favourable for a cyclone development, and we expect to name tropical cyclone Claudia overnight tonight. Right now, the tropical low is tracking west in the Arafura Sea, to the north of the

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Hello again. We now have two tropical weather systems active across northern Australia – tropical cyclone Blake off the west Kimberley coast, and a tropical low just north of the Top End which is likely to reach cyclone intensity later this week. First to tropical cyclone Blake, currently category 1 to the west southwest of

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Hello again from the Bureau. At the same time as fires continue in the southeast of the country, we’re also closely monitoring the monsoon to our northwest, and the likely development of a tropical cyclone off the west Kimberley coast over the coming days. The monsoon is now established to the south of Indonesia, and

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Hello from the Bureau. Overnight the tropical low off the west Kimberley Coast deepened and this morning tropical cyclone Blake was named, the first cyclone of the 2019-20 Australian season. And we’re also watching a tropical low in the central Arafura Sea to the north of the Northern Territory. First though, tropical cyclone Blake is

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Hello from the Bureau. Today we have named tropical cyclone Joyce, which is now located 140 km north-northwest of Broome. In the last 24 hours, thunderstorm activity around the low was mostly offshore and through the northwestern parts of the Kimberley coast; and we saw this thunderstorm activity consolidate into curved bands around the low,

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