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The rainfall from tropical cyclones in Western Australia

Derek Milton

The rainfall from tropical cyclones in Western Australia

by Derek Milton

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Western Australia in Nedlands, Western Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Western Australia.,
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Rain and rainfall -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
    • Cyclones -- Tropics.,
    • Cyclones -- Australia -- Western Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 60-61.

      StatementDerek Milton.
      SeriesGeowest ;, 13
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC925.71.W4 M55 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 61 p. :
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2959695M
      ISBN 100909678154
      LC Control Number84203410
      OCLC/WorldCa7264575

      The Madden-Julian Oscillation: Cyclones to Steer Clear of WA in 04/03/ Resident Author Events Weather 1 comment At a time like this last year, a sequence of damaging cyclones and tropical lows released record high amounts of rainfall on Kimberley, Western Australia causing heavy flooding. Tropical Cyclones in the Australian region to From Bureau of Meteorology,

      Find information on temperature, rainfall and seasonal activities to help plan your holiday in Broome. Broome in Western Australia has a tropical climate, defined by a wet and a dry season. The wet season generally lasts from November until April, while the dry season runs from May until October. Plan ahead with this information on temperature. Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then become heavy enough to fall under is a major component of the water cycle and is responsible for depositing most of the fresh water on the Earth. It provides suitable conditions for many types of ecosystems, as well as water for hydroelectric power plants and crop irrigation.

      Western Australia's (WA) climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C. Rainfall has increased over the north and interior, declined along the west coast, and declined by about 20% over the lower south-west. Frost risk has increased in central and eastern areas of the grainbelt. Tropical Cyclone "Stan" formed in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Western Australia, on Janu The system will reach Category 3 strength before making landfall between Wallal and Whim Creek on January Some areas might experience dangerous storm tides, flooding, destructive winds and heavy rainfall.


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