The Bureau of Meteorology has released its seasonal outlook for this years cyclone season.
In a nutshell the forecast is for ~60% chance of an above average number of cyclones in waters off the northwest coast (average is five)
Likelihood of around two coastal crossings
Significant risk of at least one severe tropical cyclone coastal impact during the season.
To read the full seasonal outlook you can visit the BoM site here
- Tropical cyclone warnings and information: www.bom.gov.au/cyclone
- National Tropical Cyclone Outlook: www.bom.gov.au/climate/cyclones/australia/
- WA rainfall and river conditions: www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood/
- Visit the DFES website for more information on preparing for cyclones and floods: