Australia


VIDEO: Special Australia Update: Cyclones Trevor and Veronica

Two major cyclones are both making landfall in Australia this weekend and while both are in fairly remote parts of Australia both are definitely worth monitoring with Cyclone Trevor dumping huge rainfall totals in the central desert and then out east over Queensland eventually.


Australia: Twin Cyclones to make landfall, 1 year's worth of rain likely near Alice Springs in 48 hours

Detailed Update +6 Maps +1 Video) --- Two major tropical cyclones will make landfall in Australia this weekend and while they will make landfall in fairly remote places there are well over 30,000 people in the direct path and some major tourist spots too.


VIDEO: Australia - Special Update on Cyclones Trevor and Veronica

Two major tropical cyclones will be making landfall in Australia this weekend, Trevor in NT and Veronica in WA.
 
Both of these cyclones will be severe and may both reach Cat 5, certainly both will reach Cat 4 strength.
 
We take a general look across Australia for the next few days ahead, but we also drill down and focus on the specific track

VIDEO: Cyclones Trevor & now Veronica for remote Australia, Calm & a bit cloudy for NZ

Australia now has two tropical cyclones while New Zealand has high pressure keeping things calm. Cyclone Trevor will affect northern Australia for a few more days and may well strengthen again in the next few days to a Category 4 storm.


Alice Springs & Australian deserts to get more rain than a large portion of NZ (+Map)

It's not every day that the long range forecast for Alice Springs in central Australia shows much more rain than parts of New Zealand but that is the case for the remainder of March.


VIDEO: NZ has daily downpours ahead + Severe Cyclone Trevor nears landfall in remote Australia

It’s busy around Australia weather-wise in the days ahead with two tropical cyclones in their area, both hitting fairly remote places though.

Trevor was upgraded to a ‘severe’ Category 3 cyclone on Monday evening by Australian forecasters.


Video: A few isolated downpours in NZ this week + Cyclone Trevor for Queensland

High pressure dominates NZ’s weather this week but we will have a few drizzle patches and afternoon downpours here and there.

The week is both warmer than average and drier than average for many regions.


Cyclone Trevor trolls northern Queensland

A cyclone has formed near Northern Queensland and has been named 'Trevor' by Australian forecasters. The storm is expected to linger all week bringing rainfall totals of over 200mm for some locations already drenched by recent rain events and floods so far this year.


Australia: Low near PNG may produce cyclone risk for Northern Queensland next week (+Maps)

Confidence continues to grow that a tropical cyclone will form in the coming days in the northern Coral Sea / Solomon Sea area and drift towards northern or north eastern Queensland mid next week.


VIDEO: NZ’s weekend weather & outlook for next week + cyclone potential for northern Queensland

We’re tracking a large belt of high pressure in the New Zealand area and a likely tropical cyclone around the Coral Sea in our latest weather video.

With high pressure around NZ expect light winds and warm days.