Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Outlook for the Western Region
Issued at 2:00 pm WST on Wednesday 28 September 2016
for the period until midnight WST Saturday 1 October 2016.
Existing Cyclones in the Western Region:
A weak tropical low currently lies to the north of Christmas Island in an active monsoon trough. Although the low is unlikely to develop it could move towards Christmas Island during Wednesday and Thursday, bringing increased shower and thunderstorm activity together with heavy falls and gusty winds. Whilst outside the Western Region, the low will be closely monitored over the next few days for possible development.
There are no other significant lows in the Western Region at present and none are expected to develop over the next three days.
Likelihood of a tropical cyclone being in the Western Region on:
NOTES: The likelihood is an estimate of the chance of each system being a tropical cyclone in the Region for each day.
The Western Region refers to the Indian Ocean between Longitudes 90-125E and south of 10S.
Further information on Tropical Cyclones is available at www.bom.gov.au/weather/cyclone/