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Hello from the Bureau of Meteorology. Overnight, Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie was downgraded to a tropical low while tracking southwards over the Central Coast and Whitsundays and Central Highlands and Coalfields districts. But while the system’s no longer of cyclone strength, the threats haven’t yet passed. Warnings associated with Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie will now be covered

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Hello from the Bureau. we continue to monitor the tropical low to the northwest of the Top End. It’s been tracking slowly west-southwest into the Timor Sea, taking the more severe weather away from the Northern Territory. The development of the system has been slow in the last 24 hours though, and that’s because winds

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Hello again. We’re with you this morning as severe tropical cyclone Trevor makes landfall along the Northern Territory coast between Port McArthur and the NT-Queensland border. If you’re in Trevor’s path, you’ve made all the necessary preparations and now is the time to stay safe and remain in shelter. The cyclone warning zone extends from

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Hello again, with an update on tropical cyclone Penny in the Coral Sea; and like many cyclones we see across the north, Penny’s proving quite temperamental and the forecast has changed quite a bit since yesterday. Penny’s currently a Category 2 tropical cyclone in the Coral Sea. The track wobbled around a little bit last

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Hello from the Bureau; and even though we are in the second month of autumn the tropics are still active, and it’s off the northwest of the Top End where we’re currently monitoring a tropical low. The latest satellite shows thick cloud and thunderstorm activity associated with the low, just off the Tiwi Islands. The

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Hello again from the Bureau with an update on severe tropical cyclone Veronica, which continues to barrel towards Western Australia’s Pilbara coast. Veronica maintained its strength as a severe Category 4 system overnight on Friday, but as you can see from its sheer size, it’s already affecting areas between Wallal Downs and Mardie and a

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Hello from the Bureau, with an update on tropical cyclone Ann. We continue to monitor tropical cyclone Ann, currently a Category 1 system to the northeast of Queensland in the Coral Sea. It’s been tracking west–northwest at 23 km/h, which is actually quite fast for a tropical cyclone. A tropical cyclone in May is uncommon,

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Hello again. Cyclone Trevor intensified rapidly overnight in the Coral Sea, and is now a Category 3 severe tropical cyclone as it approaches the east coast of Cape York Peninsula today. The cyclone Warning zone now stretches from Orford Ness to Cape Flattery on the east coast, to Pormpuraaw and Mapoon on the west coast.

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Hello from the Bureau. We now have two severe cyclones in the Australian region, and if they cross the coast within 24 hours of each other as a Category 4 or above, it will only be the second known occurrence of this happening. Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica remains a Category 4 system off Western Australia

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Fredi: In June this year I was at a conference on extreme weather in the city of Toulouse in France and it was a conference where basically all the researchers who work on extreme weather come together and meet. And while we were there we were actually experiencing a really extreme weather event: there was

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