What is the name of the cyclone that formed in 2014?

What is the name of the cyclone that formed in 2014?

2014 North Indian Ocean cyclone season
Name Nilofar
• Maximum winds 205 km/h (125 mph) (3-minute sustained)
• Lowest pressure 950 hPa (mbar)
Seasonal statistics

When was the last cyclone in Darwin?

It was also the strongest tropical cyclone since Tracy to hit Darwin, making landfall there as a Category 2 tropical cyclone….Cyclone Marcus.

Category 5 severe tropical cyclone (Aus scale)
Formed 14 March 2018
Dissipated 27 March 2018
(Extratropical after 24 March)

When was the cyclone in Darwin?

Cyclone Tracy, which hit Darwin in the small hours of Christmas Day 1974, killed 71 people and devastated 80 per cent of the city. In the days and weeks following the disaster, most of the traumatised population left the city.

How many types of cyclones are there?

There are two types of cyclones: Tropical cyclones; and. Extra Tropical cyclones (also called Temperate cyclones or middle latitude cyclones or Frontal cyclones or Wave Cyclones).

Has NSW ever had a cyclone?

1. A tropical cyclone making landfall in NSW from the east. On 20 February 1954 TC137 crossed the coast near Tweed Heads as a severe tropical cyclone, then moved southwards inland from Ballina, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie as a category 1 cyclone. Twenty six people died in NSW during this event.

How many cyclones are there in 2019?

2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season
Cyclonic storms 8
Severe cyclonic storms 6
Very severe cyclonic storms 6 (record high)
Extremely severe cyclonic storms 3 (record high)

Is a cyclone hitting Australia?

During average years, the date of the first tropical cyclone to make landfall over Australia is typically in early January….Average to slightly above average number of tropical cyclones likely for Australia in 2021–22.

Region Long-term* average number of tropical cyclones Chance of more tropical cyclones
Northern 3 57%

Why is it called Cyclone Tracy?

Cyclone Tracy has been described as the most significant tropical cyclone in Australia’s history and it changed how we viewed the threat of tropical cyclones to northern Australia. The following day the Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre in Darwin issued a warning that a cyclone had formed and gave it the name Tracy.