1930s Australian region cyclone seasons

1930s Australian region cyclone seasons
Seasonal boundaries
First system formed1930
Last system dissipated1940
Seasonal statistics
Total fatalitiesUnknown
Total damageUnknown
Australian region tropical cyclone seasons
1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s

Storms edit

Unnamed tropical cyclone near Cairns (1934) edit

On March 12, 1934, a powerful cyclone crossed the coast of Far North Queensland at Cape Tribulation. A pearling fleet was decimated by the system, resulting in the loss of 75 lives. The towns of Daintree and Mossman suffered extensive damage, with damage to vegetation reported in Cairns.[1]

Unnamed tropical cyclone near Broome (1935) edit

This is Australia's second deadliest cyclone in the 20th century. The Lacepede Islands near Broome were struck sinking 21 pearling luggers with 141 lives lost.[2]

Unnamed tropical cyclone near Roebourne (1939) edit

Nine people died on 11 January 1939 with the loss of the Nicol Bay, on a holiday cruise to the Ashburton River. Some properties in Roebourne, Western Australia sustained damage.[3]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Tropical cyclone impacts along the Australian east coast from November to April 1858 to 2000" (PDF). australiasevereweather.com.
  2. ^ "The wreck of "Koombana", March 1912". webarchive.nla.gov.au. Australian Government – Bureau of Meteorology. Archived from the original on 2009-03-30.
  3. ^ "BoM – Tropical Cyclones affecting Karratha/Dampier".