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Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this


Issued at 5:43 pm WST on Monday 19 January 2015

Kimberley low unlikely to become a tropical cyclone. Warnings cancelled but the
system will be closely monitored.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None

Watch zone: None

Cancelled zone: From Cape Leveque to Mardie including Broome, Port Hedland,
Roebourne, Karratha and Dampier

Details of Tropical Low at 5:00 pm WST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near centre of 30 kilometres per hour
with wind gusts 85 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 75 kilometres of 18.2 degrees South 121.9 degrees East,
estimated to be 45 kilometres southwest of Broome and 420 kilometres northeast
of Port Hedland.
Movement: west southwest at 18 kilometres per hour.

The weak tropical low is moving off the west Kimberley coast, but conditions
are not favourable for development. There is only a slight chance that it will
develop into a tropical cyclone.

Sustained gales are not expected in coastal communities but areas of heavy rain
are likely over the west Kimberley. Please refer to the latest Flood Warnings
for more details -

Recommended Action:
DFES State Emergency Service (SES) advises of the following community alerts:

ALL CLEAR: People in, near or between Cape Leveque and Mardie are advised that
damaging winds are no longer expected.

Next Advice:
No further advices will be issued for this system unless it reintensifies.

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:

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