Trevor To Intensify and Strike Australia (Twice)

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Tropical Storm Trevor intensifies to a category 1 tropical cyclone and strikes northeast Australia tomorrow then weakens over land before re-emerging to the north of Australia later this week when strengthening to a category 2 tropical cyclone is possible before a scecond landfall.

Tropical Storm Trevor Intensifies, Strikes Australia

Discussion: Tropical Storm Trevor is just off the far northeast coast of Australia. The 5-day outlook indicates Trevor strengthens to a category 1 tropical cyclone today, moves inland tomorrow and re-emerges as a category 1 tropical cyclone later this week off the north coast of Australia. Trever moves inland in 5 days as a category 2 tropical cyclone. The day 1-5 rainfall forecast indicates excessive rains just off the north coast of Australia expanding southward across northern Australia in the 6-10 day period as Trevor weakens after moving inland.

Fig. 1: The 5-day forecast track of Tropical Storm Trevor.

Fig. 2: The 1-5 day rainfall forecast by the GFS ENS indicates heavy rain associated with Trevor just off the north coast.

Fig. 3: The 6-10 day rainfall forecast by the GFS ENS indicates heavy amount across North-central Australia.