Marine Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre
Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this
TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 30
Issued at 2:40 pm WST on Sunday 31 January 2016
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Stan has weakened over land. Heavy rain and gusty winds
still expected near the path.
Warning zone: None
Watch zone: None.
Cancelled zone: Inland parts of the east Pilbara and the adjacent North
Interior, east of Marble Bar and Nullagine, to Cotton Creek and Telfer.
Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Stan at 2:00 pm AWST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 35 kilometres of 22.2 degrees South 121.0 degrees East,
estimated to be 100 kilometres east southeast of Nullagine and 140 kilometres
west southwest of Telfer.
Movement: south southeast at 28 kilometres per hour.
GALES are no longer expected. However, wind gusts to 90 kilometres per hour are
possible to the east of the centre.
Heavy rainfall is still forecast for eastern parts of the inland Pilbara and
adjacent North Interior District today contracting to the South Interior
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued for the east Pilbara, Goldfields,
Eucla, North Interior and South Interior forecast districtsr.
Flood Warnings remains current for the De Grey and Fortescue River Catchments,
and eastern Pilbara Coastal Rivers. A Flood Watch is current for the Interior
See www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/ for more details.
ALL CLEAR: People in the Pilbara are advised that the cyclone danger has passed.
No further advices will be issued for this system.
Cyclone advices and DFES Alerts are available by dialling 13 DFES (13 3337)
A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
As expected, the rainfall totals were of the order of hundreds of millimetres on the Central Coast and Capricornia of Queensland over the course of the weekend, with some places having their largest falls this wet season.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.
Western Australia's west is currently enduring one of its worst heatwaves in years, with records likely to tumble in some areas.