What was the worst cyclone in Queensland?

What was the worst cyclone in Queensland?

Cyclone Mahina
Cyclone Mahina was the deadliest tropical cyclone in Australia’s recorded history, and probably one of the most intense ever recorded.

What is the name of the cyclone in north Queensland?

Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie in 2017 was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike Queensland since Marcia in 2015, and was the costliest tropical cyclone in Australia since Yasi in 2011. Forming as a tropical low on 23 March, the low gradually intensified into a named tropical cyclone on 25 March.

What is the name of the cyclone in 2013?

Cyclone Phailin
Cyclone Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur, in India’s Odisha state, on Oct. 12, 2013, at 9 p.m. local time. It was the strongest storm to hit India in 14 years, bringing winds of 140 mph and torrential rain that toppled trees and power lines along 250 miles of the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastlines.

Where did Cyclone Ita hit in North Queensland?

Cyclone Ita: Storm hits far north Queensland. Tropical Cyclone Ita has been downgraded to a category two storm as it travels down the far north Queensland coast. The cyclone made landfall at Cape Flattery about 9:00pm AEST on Friday night as a category four storm, but weakened as it travelled inland.

Is there a cyclone going to hit Cairns?

Forecasters say a tropical low 760km off Cairns could form into a category one cyclone when it reaches the mainland on Thursday afternoon. Townsville’s disaster management team has been activated as a potential cyclone brews off north Queensland.

When was the last tropical cyclone season in Australia?

The 2013–14 Australian region cyclone season was a slightly below-average tropical cyclone season, with 10 tropical cyclones occurring within the Australian region. It officially started on 1 November 2013, and ended on 30 April 2014. The regional tropical cyclone operational plan defines a “tropical cyclone year” separately from…

What was the name of the cyclone in 2013?

After two seasons with no cyclones of Category 5 intensity, this season saw two of the ten named storms reaching this level: Gillian and Ita. Of the two systems, Gillian rapidly intensified from a tropical low to a Category 5 in just 48 hours but caused only minor damage.