Norfolk Island CycloneCyclone Norfolk Island
Zyklon Gita to disrupt navigation on Norfolk Island - DCN - Daily Cargo News
ACCORDING TO Tonga, the Gita cyclone is heading westward and is likely to turn slightly southward before reaching New Caledonia. The Norfolk Island cruise is likely to be affected as Neptune Pacific Line issues a message to shipowners that the general carrier Capitaine Quiros is being rerouted to prevent the cyclone from blowing through.
"It is unlikely that NLK [Norfolk Island] will stabilise for some considerable period of the year, so our intent is then to go northeast to Suva and transship NLK freight directly to Capitaine Dampier in Fiji for AKL, where we will be shipping on Norfolk Guardian," the message says.
Weath observers observe cyclone
However, things could speed up if the Bureau of Meteorology confirms that it monitors two possible hurricanes over the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Arctic Ocean. Cyclone Hola has developed near Vanuatu and is projected to develop in the next 12 to 24hrs. Forecast BoM analyst Helen Reid said the most likely scene is that it will run south eastern of Norfolk Island.
The prognosticators have therefore suggested that hurricanes could develop in the Gulf and Coral Sea. 1 ) CMC we can see here on 15 March a potentially large cyclone crossing the SE QLD / NE NSW area and probably supplying floods and devastating wind to all humans in the area. 2 ) We can see here on 15 March the LOW evolving east of Central QLD and not yet in Cyclone state.