Severe Tropical Cyclone Adeline

1 - 5 April 2005


Tropical cyclone Adeline developed west of Christmas Islands and moved to the west southwest passing to the south of Cocos Islands overnight from the 3rd to the 4th. It reached category 3 intensity as it moved steadily on that track passing west of 90°E late on 5 April when it was renamed Juliet by La Reunion RSMC. It continued to develop into an intense tropical cyclone before eventually weakening on 13 April.

Warnings were issued for the Cocos Islands where gales were briefly reported and a daily rainfall total of 160mm was registered. Only minor damage was recorded on Cocos Islands.

For more information see the TC Adeline Report (pdf)

Track and intensity

All times in WST - subtract 8 hours to convert to UTC.

Best Track of Severe Tropical Cyclone Adeline