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NZ Herald: NZ’s cooler waters protect us from the worst storms

Peter Griffin posted in on February 4th, 2011.

Isaac Davison writes in the New Zealand Herald about the factors which protect New Zealand from storms such as Cyclone Yasi. The major factor is New Zealand’s waters, which are generally too cool to spin off large tropical cyclones.  Further, New Zealand barely feels the effects of the warmer currents which come with La Nina […]

Experts on potential impact of Cyclone Yasi

Peter Griffin posted in on February 2nd, 2011.

As Queensland braces for one of the most powerful cyclones in years, our colleagues at the Australian Science Media Centre have gathered comment from experts on various aspects of the cyclone. There is also a cyclone resource page on the AusSMC website with a host of links, background information and other resources. Feel free to […]

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