Significant cyclone off shore of Queensland, Australia

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In summary, a conversation took place regarding the predicted track of a tropical cyclone named Oma. The conversation included information about the time and date of the predicted track, as well as the names of different agencies involved in naming cyclones in the Pacific region. It was mentioned that the cyclone originated from a region outside of Australia and may potentially head towards New Zealand. The conversation also referenced a website from the US Navy that provides information on tropical cyclones.
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this is the 12:30pm AEDT ( Australian Eastern Daylight Time) 00:30UTC for the 21 Feb. 2019

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Predicted track over next few days...

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EDIT: ... am so naughty ... didn't give image credits: Australian Govt, BOM Bureau of Meteorology
http://satview.bom.gov.au/
 

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CW rotation no less.:wink: Oma? Names in southern hemisphere are same or different than northern for the "Pacific" basin?
 
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Names in southern hemisphere are same or different than northern for the "Pacific" basin?
Good question, I am not sure who does the naming.
Since this one originated 2000km or more to the NE, it would not have been named by the Australian BOM
as they will only name ones formed in the regions local to Australia.

EDIT: this is informative ... different Pacific regions, different agencies ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_cyclone_namingD
 
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Related to Significant cyclone off shore of Queensland, Australia

1. What is a significant cyclone?

A significant cyclone is a type of tropical storm that forms over warm ocean waters and has sustained wind speeds of at least 74 miles per hour. These storms can cause strong winds, heavy rain, and storm surges, and are often accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning.

2. Where is the significant cyclone off the coast of Queensland, Australia located?

The significant cyclone off the coast of Queensland, Australia is currently located in the Coral Sea, east of the Australian state of Queensland. It is expected to move southeast towards New Caledonia in the coming days.

3. What are the potential impacts of the significant cyclone?

The significant cyclone off the coast of Queensland, Australia has the potential to bring strong winds, heavy rainfall, and storm surges to coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales. It may also cause flooding and damage to infrastructure and property.

4. How is the significant cyclone being monitored and tracked?

The significant cyclone is being monitored and tracked by meteorological agencies such as the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. These agencies use satellite imagery, weather models, and other data to track the storm's movement and intensity.

5. What precautions should be taken in areas affected by the significant cyclone?

Residents and visitors in areas affected by the significant cyclone should follow the advice and warnings of local authorities, including evacuation orders. It is important to have an emergency plan in place and to secure loose objects and prepare for potential power outages. Stay informed about the storm's progress and avoid unnecessary travel until the storm has passed.

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