Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre
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TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 41
Issued at 2:09 pm WST on Thursday 28 February 2013
The Cyclone WARNING for Inland areas of the eastern Pilbara, northeastern
Gascoyne and adjacent parts of the Interior, including Nullagine and Newman has
At 2:00 pm WST Ex-Tropical Cyclone Rusty, was estimated to be
125 kilometres southeast of Marble Bar and
175 kilometres north northeast of Newman and was moving south southeast at 17
kilometres per hour.
Ex Tropical Cyclone Rusty has weakened below cyclone strength. No Further
Cyclone Advices are expected to be issued for this system.
Heavy rainfall and damaging winds are possible for the remainder of Thursday
and into Friday as the remnants of Ex-TC Rusty continues moving southwards. A
Severe Weather Warning has been issued please refer to IDW28001 for details.
MAJOR FLOODING is occuring in the De Grey catchment, and heavy rainfall is
likely to continue. Please refer to Flood Warning IDW39845.
DFES State Emergency Service (SES) advises that all community alerts have been
ALL CLEAR: You need to take care to avoid the dangers caused by damage.
Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Rusty at 2:00 pm WST:
.Centre located near...... 22.0 degrees South 120.6 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 65 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... towards the south southeast at 17 kilometres per hour
.Wind gusts near centre... 85 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ below cyclone intensity
.Central pressure......... 991 hectoPascals
No further advices will be issued for this system.
Cyclone advices and State Emergency Service Community Alerts are available by
dialling 1300 659 210
A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at: