Northern Territory Tropical Cyclone Threat Map

Northern Territory tropical cyclone Threat Map

Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora

At 1230am CST Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora was 20 kilometres east southeast of Pormpuraaw and is tracking south southeastwards at 22km/hr over land near the western Cape York Peninsula coast. The system is expected to continue moving southeast over land and weaken to Category 2 intensity as it approaches Kowanyama this morning.

From later today, the Tropical Cyclone is expected to continue weakening as it becomes slow moving over land near the southwestern base of Cape York Peninsula.

The system may move back over water in the southeastern Gulf of Carpentaria late Monday or on Tuesday, where it may reintensify briefly to a Category 1 cyclone.

Issued Sunday 03:39 AEDT