Tropical Cyclone Trudy

10 - 20 January 1978


Trudy was the second tropical cyclone of the season to develop in the northwestern Australian Region. This cyclone also spent its entire life over the tropical waters of the eastern Indian Ocean. Trudy was an intense cyclone with an estimated central pressure of about 955 hPa on 16 January. At that time winds near the centre were estimated to have been about 160 km/h and gale force winds occurred over 700 km from the centre. No damage to shipping was reported.

For more details see the TC Trudy Report (pdf).

Track and intensity

Best Track of Tropical Cyclone Trudy