Australasian summer monsoon, teleconnections, and flooding in the Lake Eyre Basin

by Robert J. Allan

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society of Australasia in Adelaide

Written in English
Published: Pages: 47 Downloads: 247
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  • Monsoons -- Australasia.,
  • Floods -- Australia -- Eyre, Lake (S. Aust.),
  • Australasia -- Climate.
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 44-47.

    StatementRobert J. Allan.
    SeriesSouth Australian geographical papers -- no. 2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14288067M
    ISBN 100909112096

Lake Eyre, officially known as Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre, contains the lowest natural point in Australia, at approximately NaN0 below sea level (), and, on the rare occasions that it fills, is the largest lake in Australia, covering shallow endorheic lake is the depocentre of the vast Lake Eyre basin and is found in Northern South Australia, some NaN0 north of Adelaide.   Flooding has caused chaos along the Kingsway, at the tunnel entrance onto the CityLink, as well as in parts of Southbank, Rowville, Balwyn North, Windsor, Hawthorn, Ashburton and Narre Warren.. The Sandringham and Alamein train lines were temporarily closed. Several flights were diverted from Melbourne Airport due to unsafe landing conditions.   Seasonal flooding across eastern Australia has been widespread and devastating this spring - their wettest on record. Cyclone Tasha came along two weeks ago, and dumped even more water on Queensland. “The flooding throughout the Eastern seaboard and the late harvest due to heavy rain has meant that January is slower than usual for sales at gps-Ag and many other agriculture companies. But with rain comes opportunity, and producers in winter cropping areas are very optimistic about the season to come which starts in mid to late April.”.

The monsoon over northern Queensland is generally weaker than that over the Northern Territory because Papua New Guinea blocks the arrival of the some of the incoming north westerly winds. You can expect rainfall totals up to mm in 24 hours at least twice a year during the monsoon season in northern Australia. The Australasian region spans multiple climatic zones and is characterized by a high natural climatic variability. The whole region has already shown a consistent warming trend over the past few decades, and this is likely to continue over the rest of the century, based on findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Climate change AR5, WGII A number of floods, droughts. Feb. 5 (UPI) — More than a week of heavy monsoonal rains in Australia caused historic flooding and left at least homes underwater Monday with more rain expected in the coming days. Up to.   Feb. 4 (UPI) --More than a week of heavy monsoonal rains in Australia caused historic flooding and left at least homes underwater Monday .

  Deadly Australian Floods Create Lake of Misery. January 3, / AM / CBS/AP In total, 10 people have died some of Australia's worst flooding in a decade, police said Monday. Australia's ABC News has put together a fascinating, and sort of terrifying, set of interactive before-and-after satellite photos of the apocalyptic floods in Brisbane, Australia. Above: The.

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Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Allan. Find more information about: ISBN: Lake Eyre (/ ɛər / AIR), officially known as Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre, contains the lowest natural point in Australia, at approximately 15 m (49 ft) below sea level (), and, on the rare occasions that it fills, is teleconnections largest lake in Australia, covering 9, km 2 (3, sq mi).

The shallow endorheic lake is the depocentre of the vast Lake Eyre basin and and flooding in the Lake Eyre Basin book found in Northern South Australia Coordinates: 28°22′S °22′E /.

Lake Eyre (pronounced "air") is the lowest point in Australia, at about 15 m (49 ft) below sea level. When it fills with water, it is the largest lake in Australia, being km (89 mi) long and 77 km (48 mi) wide.

It is also in the driest part of Australia, getting only about mm (4 in) of rain each year. It is in the north of South Australia, about km ( mi) north of nates: 28°22′S °22′E /.

Allan RJ () The Australasian summer monsoon, teleconnections, and flooding in the Lake Eyre basin. S Aust Geogr Pap Google Scholar Allan RJ, Bye JAT, Hutton P () The filling of Lake Eyre : Pandora Hope, Andrew B. Watkins, Robert L.

Backway. The Medieval Warm Period (MWP) also known as the Medieval Climate Optimum, or Medieval Climatic Anomaly was a time of warm climate in the North Atlantic region lasting from c. to c. It was likely related to warming elsewhere while some other regions were colder, such as the tropical e global mean temperatures have been calculated to be similar to early-midth.

In the historical and contemporary records before and after the above epoch, the ENSO phenomenon was most active and strong links to Lake Eyre floodings through enhanced Australasian summer monsoon conditions are reported in the literature (Allan,a,Allan et al., ).

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^ Georgina - Eyre Creek Basin map (Map). Australia: Bureau of Meteorology. 23 September Retrieved 22 March ^ Allen, Robert J. The Australasian Summer Monsoon, Teleconnections, and Flooding in the Lake Eyre Basin. Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, S.A.

Branch. ISBN ^ Willcocks, Jacqui; Young, Phillip. ; The Australasian Summer Monsoon, Teleconnections, and Flooding in the Lake Eyre Basin; pp ISBN ^ Bourke, Patricia; Brockwell, Sally; Faulkner, Patrick and Meehan, Betty; " Climate variability in the mid to late Holocene Arnhem Land region, North Australia: archaeological archives of environmental and cultural change.

Exceptional monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in parts of Australia’s north-eastern state of Queensland. Cars and livestock have been swept away over a large area around the coastal city of Townsville.

Emergency crews are evacuating people on rafts. Unprecedented flooding has hit the city of Townsville in Queensland, Australia after officials were forced to release floodgates at an overwhelmed dam after days of monsoon rain. Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation's weather bureau on Saturday warned of more heavy rain in the area.

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1. Introduction. The climate of Australia's vast Kimberley region is dominated by the Australian summer monsoon, which forms part of a wider climate system, including the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool (IPWP) which plays a major role as a global heat source driving planetary scale circulation (Keenan et al.,Keenan et al., ).Despite a mean annual rainfall of ∼ mm/yr, high.

In this false-color infrared image, green plants appear red. Other lakes in Australia’s interior have also benefited from the floods. At the end of the Cooper Creek flood basin, Lake Eyre, Australia’s largest lake, has begun to fill for the first time in four years.

The Australasian Summer Monsoon, Teleconnections, and Flooding in the Lake Eyre Basin; pp. ISBN ↑ Bourke, Patricia; Brockwell, Sally; Faulkner, Patrick and Meehan, Betty; "Climate variability in the mid to late Holocene Arnhem Land region, North Australia: archaeological archives of environmental and cultural change" in.

Exceptional monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in parts of Australia’s north-eastern state of Queensland. Cars and livestock have been swept away over a large area around the coastal city of Townsville. Emergency crews are evacuating people on rafts.

Up to 20, homes could be flooded if the downpours continue, officials warn. The Australasian Summer Monsoon, Teleconnections, and Flooding in the Lake Eyre Basin; pp. ISBN ^ Bourke, Patricia; Brockwell, Sally; Faulkner, Patrick and Meehan, Betty; "Climate variability in the mid to late Holocene Arnhem Land region, North Australia: archaeological archives of environmental and cultural change" in.

Forecasters have explained why this monsoon trough has proved so destructive. Up to homes in Townsville are now under water after authorities opened the gates of the Ross River Dam, sending. The North West Star (, February 10) Gulf of Carpentaria in the flooding firing line.

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Now Playing: A new royal biography will be released later this summer. Devastating monsoon flooding from Sri Lanka to northwest Australia. Author: Tom Di Liberto. Janu When it comes to monsoonal rainfall, the saying “when it rains, it pours” is usually an apt description.

With that said, the rains that fell across Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, southern Thailand, and Australia during the second. Australian monsoon rains cause ‘once-in-a-century’ floods Some Queensland residents evacuated, up to mm of rainfall on Saturday Sat, Feb 2,  More rain is expected Monday night in Townsville, the Queensland, Australia, city which has endured devastating floods and evacuated hundreds of people in the last week.

In late Januarytropical Queensland received an extended period of heavy rainfall as a result of an intense slow-moving monsoon and tropical lows.

This event continued to affect Queensland until 9 February In response to the event, the Ministe. Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

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Monsoon may be in decline, The flooding in Toowoomba and in many Australian cities has been described as an "inland tsunami," according to many news reports. Lake Eyre. Australian monsoon is entering a more active phase in the wake of significant rainfall and flooding in Queensland's Townsville and inland areas associated with a tropical low.

Tropical North Queensland is set to produce falls of + mm ( inches) over the course of this week, with isolated falls of as much as mm ( inches) likely to.metres Daly River at Daly River, NT - January 31 to Janu Flood levels: Minor: Moderate: Major: Communities in Tasmania, Australia, have been hit by yet more flooding, this time in the town of Huonville after the Huon River overflowed.

In early June, three people died in areas around Launceston and Latrobe, in the north of the state, in what were described as the worst floods in over 80 years. This time around, a combination of heavy rain and snow melt dramatically increased the levels.