Weather & Tides in Broome

Cyclone Information

 

Cyclones in Australia’s North West

Tropical cyclones are a natural hazard that can cause considerable damage. They are a feature of the weather and climate in Australia’s North West and can occur throughout the wet season in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions. Should there be a cyclone alert during your stay, you should be aware of the following procedures.

BLUE ALERT

A cyclone has formed and may affect the area within 48 hours, precautions should be taken.

YELLOW ALERT

The cyclone is moving closer to the area and is likely to affect the area within 12 hours, residents should take action.

RED ALERT

A cyclone is imminent. Destructive winds are likely to occur soon, go immediately to adequate shelter.

 

Cyclone warnings are broadcast on local radio stations, calling 1300 659 210 or clicking on the link below.

  Bureau of Meterology

Current Cyclone Warnings Click here

To learn more about tropical cyclones. Click here

To plot a cyclone. Click here

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