Tropical cyclone awareness month 2012
1 November 2012
With destructive winds sometimes in excess of 280 km/h, tropical cyclones are potentially the most intense and dangerous of all atmospheric phenomena known to man. To help you better prepare for and respond to cyclone risks in Australia, we're hosting tropical cyclone awareness month via our social media platforms throughout November.
Explore more about tropical cyclones
From the structure of a tropical cyclone, to the difference between a cyclone, twister, hurricane, tornado and typhoon, we'll be taking you on a journey to find out more about tropical cyclones and how they work!
Discover the latest cyclone information
Want to know what kind of cyclone season is ahead or where to go for cyclone warnings? To help you stay up-to-date with the latest in tropical cyclone information, we'll show you where and how you can access our products and services.
Delve into cyclone history
From cyclone tracks across the country dating back to 1906, to the colourful character who started naming cyclones in the late 1800s, we're taking a step back into Australia's tropical cyclone history.