2017.03.27 – Cyclone Debbie makes Landfall in Australia

Cyclone “Debbie” made landfall in Australia today, packing winds of around 150km/h and gusting to over 200km/h. Thankfully, the storm is moving ashore in a fairly sparsely populated part of the country.

“Debbie” is moving quite slowly, making the most significant risk from the storm the rain, rather than the wind. In less than three days, over 400 liters of rain per square meter are expected to fall in some regions – below is the latest forecast map by the German weather service DWD:

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