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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Seismogram of the initial quake from a Geoscience Australia monitoring station at Toolangi

Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Strikes Melbourne

Updated Wednesday 11th of March 2015

An earth tremor measuring magnitude 2.7 has occurred in Melbourne on Tuesday Evening(10/03/2015) at 11:39PM AEDT. The small earthquake was centred around Pakenham east of Melbourne and has been described as lasting around 10 seconds. Reports indicate it felt like a freight train passing by. The quake was at a depth of 10km. Earthquakes with magnitudes…

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View from Kalbar Webcam a short time ago

Border Ranges Storms

Updated Tuesday 10th of March 2015

Storms formed on the border ranges of South East Queensland and in North Eastern NSW on Monday afternoon, with some severe cells reported. A severe storm that passed through Grafton produced wind gusts of up to 113km/h and 50mm of rain in just 30 minutes. There were also some impressive pictures of shelf clouds attached to…

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What a meteor looks like at night - picture by Navicore

Fireball Sighted in Daylight Over Perth

Posted Monday 9th of March 2015

A meteor has been seen during daylight over Perth, Western Australia today. The fireball was sighted at around 8:30am local time in the northern suburbs of Perth. It was caught by a number of dashcams(see below). Meteors occur regularly. On any given night you could easily spot half a dozen given enough time outside looking…

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