Sunday, April 23, 2006

cyclone watch : tc monica update

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 Advices
http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDDP0002.txt
 
TC Threat Map
http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDD65011.shtml
 
TC Forecast Map

http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDD65811.shtml