Major rain and flood event for Sydney and Wollongong – 5 and 6 April 2024
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by Harley Pearman
6d ago
As indicated within a previous post, a significant rain event was anticipated to unfold across Friday and Saturday 5 and 6 April 2024. At that time, weather models anticipated an event that would result in rainfall reaching 100 to 125 mm. As anticipated, this event has unfolded across the two days with 2 day rainfall […] The post Major rain and flood event for Sydney and Wollongong – 5 and 6 April 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Potential for a significant rain event for coastal New South Wales – Thursday to Saturday 4 to 7 April 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1w ago
The final burst of summer for 2023/2024 will conclude during Monday and Tuesday due to the passage of a significant weather change. As shown in the Himawari satellite photo of Southern Australia (Feature Image above), the change is currently crossing through Western Victoria which is producing a band of moderate to heavy rain showers and […] The post Potential for a significant rain event for coastal New South Wales – Thursday to Saturday 4 to 7 April 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Heavy rains turn Central Australia from the Red Centre to the Green Centre – March 21 to 25 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1w ago
Following the recent landfall of Tropical Cyclone Megan over the southwest corner of the Gulf of Carpentaria, moisture spread southwest deep into the interior of the Northern Territory and Queensland. As a result, steady rainfall between Thursday 21 March and Tuesday 26 March featured across a vast desert region. The rain was long lived and […] The post Heavy rains turn Central Australia from the Red Centre to the Green Centre – March 21 to 25 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Tropical Cyclone Megan makes landfall – Gulf of Carpentaria Northern Territory – 17 to 19 March 2024
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by Harley Pearman
3w ago
https://www.extremestorms.com.au/tropical-storm-19-gulf-of-carpentaria-and-northern-territory-16-to-19-march-2024/ Overnight Saturday and early Sunday morning as expected, the named storm “Tropical Cyclone Megan” formed and was officially declared a tropical cyclone. The storm has moved further away from Groot Elylandt but not before dropping an impressive 431 mm of rainfall at the airport (Figure to 9 am Sunday morning) with cumulative 2 day […] The post Tropical Cyclone Megan makes landfall – Gulf of Carpentaria Northern Territory – 17 to 19 March 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Tropical Storm 19 – Gulf of Carpentaria and Northern Territory – 16 to 19 March 2024
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by Harley Pearman
3w ago
A storm currently moving off the east coast of the Top End of the Northern Territory is being watched closely because the system is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours. The storm is already having a significant impact for the affected areas within its influence. A weather station at […] The post Tropical Storm 19 – Gulf of Carpentaria and Northern Territory – 16 to 19 March 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Last burst of summer heat – Southern Victoria and Southern South Australia – March 9 – 12 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1M ago
A blocking high pressure cell located over the Tasman Sea and a hot airmass concentrated over Southern New South Wales, South Australia and much of Victoria has resulted in an early Autumn heatwave or March hot spell unfolding across affected southern areas. It has been an unusual summer for much of Victoria as parts of […] The post Last burst of summer heat – Southern Victoria and Southern South Australia – March 9 – 12 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Hot day and 40C daytime temperatures ends with storms teasing Western Sydney – 29 February 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1M ago
As shown in the images attached, a very isolated thunderstorm cloud tower teased Western Sydney late Thursday afternoon following the second hottest day for the spring summer season 2023 / 2024. The isolated cumulonimbus cloud was high based and went quite high but produced very little in terms of rainfall. I did see one cloud […] The post Hot day and 40C daytime temperatures ends with storms teasing Western Sydney – 29 February 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Heavy rainfall and storm events NSW and a tropical storm NW Western Australia – 16 to 23 February 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1M ago
https://www.extremestorms.com.au/storm-chase-including-severe-storm-that-impacts-tirrannaville-locality-23-february-2024/ New South Wales and Sydney The week ending Friday 23 February 2024 has been more active in terms of thunderstorm outbreaks across New South Wales than seen in previous weeks. Some of the events have impacted Sydney breaking a storm drought and providing the first thunderstorms seen this year for the city. Two of […] The post Heavy rainfall and storm events NSW and a tropical storm NW Western Australia – 16 to 23 February 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Storm chase including severe storm that impacts Tirrannaville locality – 23 February 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1M ago
Friday 23 February 2024, I undertook another storm chase this time south west of Sydney concentrating within the Tarago / Lake Bathurst region as well as the Hume Freeway corridor between Goulburn and Camden. A cold front moving east across southern New South Wales had reached this region by early to mid morning which tracked […] The post Storm chase including severe storm that impacts Tirrannaville locality – 23 February 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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Strong thunderstorms impact parts of Western Sydney and Victoria – Tuesday 13 February 2024
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by Harley Pearman
1M ago
There were two separate thunderstorm events during Tuesday afternoon of significance with one event over parts of Western and South Western Sydney and another much stronger event that crossed through Victoria. Using Nearmaps (January 2024 image), the location of the thunderstorm that impacted parts of Western Sydney can readily be plotted as shown. The storm […] The post Strong thunderstorms impact parts of Western Sydney and Victoria – Tuesday 13 February 2024 appeared first on Extreme Storms ..read more
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