Tropical Cyclone Lucas

Track map of Tropical Cyclone Lucas. From JTWC
Track map of Tropical Cyclone Lucas. From JTWC


Tropical cyclone Lucas has formed in the Coral Sea, well east of Cape York Peninsula, and is moving east away from the Queensland coast.


Details of Tropical Cyclone Lucas at 4:00 pm AEST:

Intensity: category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 65 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 95 kilometres per hour.

Location: within 55 kilometres of 13.9 degrees South, 153.1 degrees East , 430 kilometres northeast of Willis Island and 870 kilometres east northeast of Cooktown.

Movement: east at 13 kilometres per hour .

Tropical cyclone Lucas is expected to continue moving eastwards while intensifying further.

Hazards: The cyclone is expected to remain well to the east of the Queensland coast with no impact on mainland or coastal communities.

31 January 2021

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