TC Nathan as seen by NASA's Aqua Satellite on 18/03/2015

Severe TC Nathan Makes Landfall as Category 4

Posted Friday 20th of March 2015

After over a week of hovering around in the Coral Sea, Severe Tropical Cyclone Nathan has crossed the coast between Cape Melville and Cape Flattery as a Category 4 system. It passed north of Cooktown, sparing the coastal town the worst of the damage. As of 6am Friday 20th of March, TC Nathan was a…

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Fog as seen from Australian Weathercam Network's Woody Point camera

Foggy Start to the Day In Brisbane

Posted Friday 20th of March 2015

It’s a foggy start to this morning in Brisbane, with much of the city blanketed in thick fog. It’s the first really foggy day of the year. It’s likely the fog won’t last long but will lead to a hot humid day later. The fog today is being caused by cool moist air trapped below…

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Weak Stormband as seen from Kalbar AWN Camera

Early Morning Storms in the South East

Posted Wednesday 18th of March 2015

Storms and shower developed along the border in the Southern Darling Downs and Granite Belt overnight. The storms moved through Warwick, Toowoomba, the Lockyer Valley and then Brisbane and the Gold Coast by around 9:30am. The storms were triggered by an area of weak instability caused by cooler air in the upper levels of the…

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Tropical Low that became TC Nathan as seen 10/03/2015

Tropical Cyclone Nathan Forms off North QLD

Posted Wednesday 11th of March 2015

Tropical Cyclone Nathan formed last night from a tropical low in the Coral Sea. At 7pm 11/03/2015 Cyclone Nathan was a Category 2 system 205km NNE of Cooktown. It will likely be closest to the coast tomorrow before reaching Category 3 and moving back out to sea as an upper trough moves through. The cyclone…

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