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Cyclone Cook and flooding – Expert Q&A

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on April 13th, 2017.

A mere week after the tail end of Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the North Island, another cyclone is on its way. The MetService is warning Kiwis that Cyclone Cook could bring heavy rainfall especially to areas already saturated from last week. The SMC gathered expert reaction on the cyclone and flood risk, please feel free […]

Cyclone Pam hits New Zealand

John Kerr posted in on March 16th, 2015.

Wild weather is expected across much of the country as Cyclone Pam tracks close to New Zealand. Severe weather warnings are in place across the country as the extra tropical cyclone approaches New Zealand. The cyclone comes fresh from Vanuatu where it has wreaked havoc, damaging homes and infrastructure. Early reports from Vanuatu suggest that […]

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Category five cyclone bearing down on Queensland

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 2nd, 2011.

Our colleagues at the AusSMC have complied a resource page with information on Cyclone Yasi, including current satellite images. The resource page will be updated throughout the day as developments unfold. For help locating local experts, contact us on (04) 499 5476 or smc@sciencemediacentre.co.nz

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