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Latest 2007–08 Australian region cyclone season Stories

Tropical Cyclone Alessia Forms, Threatens Western Australia
2013-11-22 12:31:00

The low pressure area previously known as System 90S has continued organizing and consolidating and infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite helped confirm its strengthening into Cyclone Alessia in the Southern Indian Ocean.

NASA Sees Short Life Of Southern Indian Ocean's First Tropical Cyclone
2013-10-28 18:31:31

The first tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season lasted about one day. Tropical Cyclone 01S was born on Oct. 27 and by Oct. 28 had become a remnant low.

2012-03-14 09:45:24

Northern Australia is dealing with two tropical systems today, and both were close enough to be captured on one satellite image.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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