Cyclone Hubert over northwest Australia • Earth.com

Last update: December 5th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Cyclone Hubert over northwest Australia was a Category 2 storm when this image was acquired on April 6, 2006. It began as a tropical low, moving erratically in the Indian Ocean before strengthening into a Category 1 storm.

The cyclone also began moving in a southwesterly direction, towards the coast of Australia, at about 13 kilometers per hour (8 miles per hour).

It was projected to make landfall on or about April 7. The northwestern portion of Australia is still recovering from the effects of Cyclones Glenda and Emma.  Which struck the region in late March and late February, respectively.

Therefore it was projected to make landfall on or about April 7. The northwestern portion of Australia is still recovering from the effects of Cyclones Glenda and Emma. It struck the region in late March and late February, respectively. Tropical cyclone season in this area begins on July 1, 2005 and ends on June 30, 2006, peaking at mid-February to early March. A tropical cyclone is a large, rotating region of wind, clouds, and thunderstorms that has formed over warm, tropical oceans.

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