Heavy storm is nearby

We have warning of coming storm with wind exceeding 80 km/h. It will be on Monday. I hope my antennas will survive…

Liquor store is closed. Clear-headed society will protect us from storm. Police is patroling roads. Serious matter…

IT WAS VERY, VERY UNPLEASENT EXPIRIENCE BUT WE (me and antennas) ARE MOSTLY OK…

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology:  

Weather Situation
Tropical Cyclone Gretel has now formed as a category 1 cyclone over the Coral Sea and will continue to intensify as it moves southeast towards Norfolk Island during Sunday and Monday.

TC Gretel is forecast impact Norfolk Island on Monday. Its centre is expected to pass within a few hundred kilometres to the north and east of the Island Monday morning and afternoon, with an intensity equivalent to a category 2 system, even if it does lose some of its tropical characteristics. The system is then expected to transition into an ex-Tropical Cyclone as it tracks to the north of New Zealand on Tuesday.

GALE FORCE WINDS, and DAMAGING SURF with significant coastal and beach erosion, are LIKELY to develop from late Sunday or early Monday. If the system take a more southerly path, winds may reach STORM FORCE in strength, with DESTRUCTIVE wind gusts in excess of 125 km/h possible. HEAVY RAINFALL leading to flash flooding is also possible during Monday.

7 thoughts on “Heavy storm is nearby”

    1. Poważna sytuacja. Wszystkie krzesła ogrodowe i pojemniki na śmieci muszę pochować w domku. Obniżę Spiderbeama na 3m, ale czy to wystarczy okaże się we wtorek…

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