At 10 am CST SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE Monica CATEGORY 5 was located about 160 kilometres east northeast of NHULUNBUY, and 270 kilometres east of ELCHO ISLAND, moving west northwest at 10 kilometres per hour. The cyclone should remain close to its current intensity as it moves towards the west, just north of the north coast during today. The VERY DESTRUCTIVE core of SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE Monica with gusts to 320 kilometres per hour is expected to impact islands of northeast Arnhem Land, including ELCHO ISLAND later this afternoon and tonight.
TC Threat Map
TC Forecast Map