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James Pickett
16 January 2017
In some good news for the Top End, the monsoon flow to the north of the continent looks to have become more active today as shown on the IR Satellite Imagery from our weather centre. Darwin had its first decent shower in weeks this aft...
Nitso
15 January 2017
A Tropical LOW has formed to the near north of Mount Isa this afternoon and will track into the Northern Territory tomorrow. The LOW will take the heavy showers and thunderstorms away into the Northern Territory with it. The Bureau Of Meteorology in ...
Travis Robertson
12 January 2017
​ A surface trough will enter southwestern Queensland on Friday and move to the east over the weekend.A Warm, Moist and Unstable atmosphere to the east of the trough will combine with NE'ly winds to create enhanced areas of Thunderstorm activity acro...
Travis Robertson
11 January 2017
​Airmass thunderstorms aided by a loaded atmosphere filled with instability and moisture have exploded this afternoon across the Gulf Country and throughout the Peninsula Districts. The good news? If you live in these areas, the showers and thun...
Nitso
09 January 2017
TODAY'S SUBSCRIBER VIDEOS HAVE BEEN RELEASED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC Morning folks, Wow what a night for the Innisfail/Tully region again... Yet another system formed along a convergence zone. More to come. A LOW hit the Gulf Coast too overni...
Nitso
06 January 2017
Hot on the heels of the recent active monsoonal system across the state's north and the Central Queensland trough, two Tropical LOWS are about to operate in the Coral Sea over the next few days. Tropical LOW 96P has formed off the coast of Ingham (No...
Nitso
05 January 2017
Tropical LOW 94S is currently located about 150 - 200km to the ESE of Broome and is expected to track slightly west overnight to lie a little closer to the major Kimberley town by morning. As it pushes to the west or west-south-west overnight, t...
James Pickett
03 January 2017
​It's always difficult to pin the tail on the donkey or in this case pinpoint the low over the Top End. The low has moved slowly west over the last 24hours which was a little earlier than a few models had anticipated. The latest BOM Tropical Cyclone ...
Nitso
02 January 2017
The NT LOW has finally made its decision to move west towards the Western Top End. All eyes will now be on the LOW and whether it can get offshore and intensify. Both the Bureau Of Meteorology in Darwin and Perth are mentioning the possibility of thi...
Nitso
01 January 2017
​After a disappointingly weak and short effort from Yvette, Alfred is the next cab off the Aussie cyclone ranks. But does WA have a chance of getting a decent blow from Alfred over the next week? The short answer is yes there is a...
James Pickett
01 January 2017
​The NT low is on the move north and can be clearly seen on the OCC weather centres 500m Visible satellite image loop. At this stage the low is just to the south of Katherine but has shown signs of accelerating north. As a consequence of the low movi...
Nitso
31 December 2016
As the sun sets on the final day of 2016, for many of us in the North, the year will be remembered as a very dull, dry and uninteresting one weather wise. The good news is that 2017 is set to kick off with a bang across much of Northern Aus...
Nitso
29 December 2016
As we can see in the image above widespread heavy falls of rain are expected over the next 10 days due to the redevelopment and intensification of the monsoon trough. Along the trough we see anywehere between one and three tropical LOWS forming in th...
Nitso
29 December 2016
A LOW has formed in the Barkly region of the Northern Territory near Tennant Creek  in the past few hours and will begin tracking in a northerly direction over the next 2 days. The Bureau Of Meteorology in Darwin mention that the LOW is lik...
James Pickett
29 December 2016
Monsoonal conditions continuing to establish themselves across the Top End and the Gulf. It even looks as though a low is trying to get itself organised to the south of Katherine but still early days yet. Models agree on an active Monsoon for th...
Nitso
28 December 2016
​The monsoon continues to create squally showers and storms, but these are likely to pale into insignificance once it fully develops over the weekend and into next week. The new Year is set to herald two tropical LOWS that are likely to form alo...
Nitso
26 December 2016
The monsoon is getting set for a re-appearance across Northern Australia and while the NT has already benefited from it, it looks as though far Northern Queensland will get to join in the fun as well this time around.  Tropical Cyclone Nock-Ten ...
Nitso
26 December 2016
Great news as this morning as land interaction a track a little further south than initially forecast have resulted in a downgrade of the winds to be experienced over downtown Manila later today. Nock-Ten was a Cat 5 with winds estimated by...
Nitso
26 December 2016
The combination of an upper trough and surface convergence has resulted in some significant rainfall on the Central Queensland coastline over the past 24 hours.  The BoM graphic below shows some big falls occurring with some of the most notable ...
Nitso
25 December 2016
Tropical Cyclone Nock-Ten remains a very strong Category 5 system as it approaches the Philippines tonight. The Joint Typhoon Warning Centre estimates that the system packs wind gusts to 305km/hr. The system is likely to pass very close to Manila tom...

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