Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily

6 - 11 February 1989


A low formed southeast of Christmas Island on 3 February and reached cyclone intensity on 6 February as it moved to the south. Kirrily peaked at category three intensity on 9 February but then weakened rapidly as the wind shear increased in subsequent days.

Kirrily remained over open waters and had no known impact to island or coastal communities.

For more details see the TC Kirrily Report (pdf)

Track and intensity

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

Best Track of Severe Tropical Cyclone Kirrily