Tag Archives: severe storm

Cyclones

Continuing with our disaster today’s blog is about cyclones. These low-pressure systems form over warm waters but can continue as they progress over cooler waters. For us in Queensland, they are more likely to hit the east coast anywhere between Port Douglas and Maryborough, but that’s not very far north of Brisbane, so don’t count…
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Severe Storms

Thanks to our awesome trainer and SES volunteer, Donald, I now have a “Get Ready Guide” from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. While I have gone over bushfires, there are three other likely natural disasters that I failed to think of. Today’s topic: Thunderstorms. With thunderstorms comes a variety of potential dangers. They can create…
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