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Cyclone Edna is moving slowly across the Coral Sea

5.10PM: TROPICAL Cyclone Enda is about 430km east of Mackay and moving slowly.

At 4 pm EST Saturday, Tropical Cyclone Edna (Category 1) with central pressure 992 hPa was located
over the central Coral Sea near latitude 20.8 south longitude 153.3 east, which is about 430 km east of Mackay.

The cyclone  is now becoming slow moving and will remain offshore of the Queensland coast this evening while weakening.

The next Information Bulletin will be issued by 11 pm EST today.

>> Funds rushed to help repair serious damage from ex-TC Dylan

12PM: A second cyclone has formed off the Queensland coast, only a day after Cyclone Dylan hit North Queensland.

At 10 am EST Saturday, Tropical Cyclone Edna (Category 1) with central pressure 995 hPa was located over the central Coral Sea near latitude 20.2 south longitude 152.9 east, which is about 400 km east northeast of Mackay.

TC Edna, is expected to continue moving in a southeast direction today and remain offshore of the Queensland coast. Tropical Cyclone Edna should become slow moving tonight before weakening on Sunday morning.

The next Information Bulletin will be issued by 5pm EST today.

Projected path for TC Edna released by BOM
Projected path for TC Edna released by BOM

Topics:  bureau of meteorology, cyclone dylan, editors picks




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