Geoff's Severe Weather Page



Category 5 Cyclone Erica, New Caledonia  14 March 2003

The Saffir / Simpson storm intensity scale
 Description of  storm strength from Cat 1 to Cat 5
Wind speed conversion calculator
Temperature conversion calculator
When and where do tropical storms occur ?

Details of the times and places where cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons occur
Description of how and why tropical storms form
A decsription of how and why hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons form
Cyclone Vance report
My account of CAT 5 Cyclone Vance's landfall -  Western Australia, 22 March 1999
Cyclone Erica report
My account of CAT 5 Cyclone Erica's landfall -  New Caledonia, 14 March 2003
Cyclone Zoe report
My account of CAT 5 Cyclone Zoe's landfall -  Tikopia Island, Soloman Islands, 31 December 2002
Hurricane Isidore report
My account of CAT 4 Hurricane Isidore's landfall - Yucatan Penninsula, Mexico, 22 September 2002
Hurricane Kenna report
My account of Cat 5 Hurricane Kenna - Mexico  25 October 2002
Tornado Chase USA 1998
A story about our tornado chase team published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette 1998
Tornado Chase USA 2000
A story about our tornado chase team published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette 2000
Tornado Chase USA 2001
Tornado chase log including photos of the Seward - Nebraska tornado
Gallery of my best lightning photos






Links to the best weather sites

Joint Typhoon Warning Centre
The site I  use for chasing typhoons, based in Hawaii
BOM-Darwin Cyclone Warning Centre
BOM-Brisbane Cyclone Warning Centre
BOM-Perth Cyclone Warning Centre
BOM will post cyclone threat maps whenever cyclones are active off Australia
GMS5 Satellite  North Pacific - West  (Taiwan - China)
GMS5 Satellite  North Pacific - East  (Guam)
GMS5 Satellite  South Pacific
GMS5 Satellite  West Australia

The above US Navy satellites provide hourly image updates
James Cook University South Pacific Satellite
 IR Satellite image of the South Pacific updated every 6 hours
Fiji Weather Service
Tracking of cyclones in the South Pacific
Hong Kong Typhoon warning site
The Hong Kong Weather Observatory will activate this page
when typhoons come within 800km of Hong Kong
National Hurricane Centre - Miami
The National Hurricane Centre official website, Maimi
Weather Underground Hurricane Site
Privately operated hurricane warning site
Tropical Storms Worldwide - Solar IFA - Hawaii
Another tropical storm tracking site
US Navy Atlantic Meteorology site
  Covers a number of ocean areas, good graphics
Monterey Tropical Cyclone Centre
Tracking of Atlantic Hurricanes, based in California
Central Pacific Cyclone Warning Centre - Hawaii
Central Pacific cyclones / hurricanes are tracked from here
New Zealand Met Service
New Zealand Meteorological Service site
Typhoon2000.com
Phillipines typhoon warning site
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The best satellite images of storms (and other events) will be found here
The Storm Chaser Homepage
Tornado chasing in the USA

Jim Leonard's Storm Chasing Homepage
The website of Jim Leonard, a Florida, USA based tornado and hurricane chaser
Jim Edds Storm Chasing Homepage
The website of Jim Edds, a Florida, USA based tornado and hurricane chaser

 



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