From time to time we get … Selected video footage from the ingham district as Yasi crosses the coast 100km to our north. Although it moved rapidly, it was because of its very large size that winds that [50], One death was due to carbon monoxide poisoning by exhaust of a portable generator being used in a confined space at Bambaroo near Ingham. Elle se dirigeait vers l'ouest tout en s'intensifiant. Tropical cyclone Yasi was one of the most powerful tropical cyclones (TCs) to impact the Queensland coast since records began. With winds of up to 290km/h (181mph), Yasi is as powerful as Hurricane Katrina, which struck New Orleans in 2005, killing 1,800 people and causing $81bn (£50bn) of damage. It was also noted that the system had altered the shape of the island and cleared most of its vegetation. “We commonly get ‘midgets’ in Queensland – small diameter but still intense tropical cyclones. As a result of the system's impacts, the name Yasi was subsequently retired from the list of South Pacific tropical cyclone names and replaced with Yvone. 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[46], Fears of total devastation to the banana and sugar cane crops arose as the storm struck land. [32][34], In Mission Beach near where Cyclone Yasi made landfall, wind gusts were estimated to have reached 290 km/h (180 mph), leaving behind much damage. [11] By 28 January, the depression was characterised as a poorly-developed low, with a broad area of rotating, flaring convection. TC Yasi was 500 kilometres wide with an eye 30 kilometres across. Read these to learn more about the impacts of individual cyclones SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for Flash flooding for people in the Alice Springs District", Australian Bureau of Meteorology (TCWC's Perth, Darwin & Brisbane), Tropical Cyclone Yasi (Feb 2011) – snapshots of relevant webpages from 2011, Category 3 South Pacific severe tropical cyclones, Category 5 Australian region severe tropical cyclones, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cyclone_Yasi&oldid=994315806, Tropical cyclone articles with unknown units, Wikipedia indefinitely move-protected pages, Wikipedia pages semi-protected against vandalism, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 December 2020, at 02:20. This article is more than 9 years old. On February 2, 2011, Tropical Cyclone Yasi, the largest cyclone to cross the Australian coast and a system the size of Hurricane Katrina, threatened the city of Cairns. [2] The system had a well-defined eye and continued to track west-southwestward, maintaining a central pressure of 930 hPa (27 inHg) and a Dvorak intensity of T6.5 into the evening. The ADF established Joint Task Force 664, based at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville and under the command of Brigadier Stuart Smith, for operational command on 2 February 2011. Ajouter des détails sur YASI Significations YASI Ajouter une définition Annuler. [44] Around 10:30 pm local time on 2 February, Premier Bligh stated that an estimated 90,000 structures, including evacuation centres, were without power. [35] This figure rose to 170,000 by morning and officials stated that some residents may be without power for more than a month. The storm’s scale of destruction is as shocking as it is inevitable. Damage to power lines left 150,000 homes without electricity. [39] As daybreak came, reports from the town stated that about 90% of the structures along the main avenue sustained extensive damage. As most of you know by now the state of Queensland in Australia has been ravaged by floods that covered an area twice the size of Texas. [52], On 5 February, the remnants of Yasi as a tropical low created torrential rain as rainfall of 140 mm (5.5 in) was recorded in Terowie and Yongala. Le 29 janvier une dépression tropicale s'est formée près des îles Fidji. "The Coral Sea is up to 30 degrees at the moment, and generally you only need about 27 degrees for a strong tropical cyclone," he said. [14] Shortly thereafter, the FMS also upgraded the storm, classifying it as Tropical Cyclone Yasi. [28], By the time Yasi crossed into Australian basin, preparations for the storm were under way. Des dégâts majeurs par le vent ont été signalés entre Innisfail et Townsville, là où le centre du cyclone a traversé la côte. It did however destroy 30% of the houses in Tully. [12] Considerable development took place on the following day, prompting the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) to issue a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert. Additionally, concerns over the building's windows came about as they flexed amidst winds over 200 km/h (120 mph). Ceux-ci ont été produits par le vent et l'onde de tempête et fut le quatrième à frapper la région du Queensland au cours de la saison 2010/11. The approaching cyclone was classified as category 5 with destructive winds forecast for the whole coast from Cairns to Townsville. Many other homes not destroyed sustained severe facade and or roof damage. Un homme de 23 ans est mort par asphyxie des émanations d'une génératrice de secours utilisée dans un endroit clos à Bambaroo près d'Ingham[3]. [13], It deepened rapidly throughout 30 January, resulting in the JTWC upgrading the system to a tropical storm after data from an ASCAT image depicted winds near gale-force around the storm's centre. [22], During 30 January, Yasi became the second of three systems to directly impact Vanuatu in two months. Elle est devenue un cyclone tropical de catégorie 1 dans l'échelle australienne au nord de Vanuatu et fut nommée Yasi à 10 h locale le 30 janvier par le service météorologique des îles Fidji[1]. Yasi showed signs of further intensification and at 4am on 2 February it was upgraded to a marginal Category 5 system. [24], The storm was several hundred kilometres southeast of Papua New Guinea, but the outer edges of the large system brought strong winds, high seas and heavy rain to the country. but the grain size of the ridges is generally finer, which ap-pears to reflect, at least in some localities, the nature of the sediments being delivered to the coast by streams and the composition of the beaches. Wind Damage . Tropical Cyclone Yasi was the biggest storm in Queensland's history, with more than 10,000 people moved from their homes. Over a region of high sea surface temperatures and low to moderate wind shear, it was expected to intensify gradually as it moved southwest. Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Yasi crossed the coast near Mission Beach at approximately 00:30 AEST on 3 February 2011 with estimated wind gusts up to 285 km/hr and maximum recorded wind speed up to 185 km/hr. Merci pour la contribution. Five days later QPWS organised a helicopter flight from the Mundoo (Innisfail) airport to inspect the damage to the Departments; recreation infrastructure, inspect the extent of forest damage and identify locations suitable for cassowary food drops and feed stations. Originating as a tropical low near Fiji on 26 January, the system intensified to tropical cyclone status during the evening of 30 January. Over 400,000 people were directly impacted by Cyclone Yasi. An unknown number of homes were completely destroyed as intense winds, estimated at 209 km/h (130 mph), battered the area. [32] The Queensland state emergency coordinator warned residents that they would be on their own for up to 24 hours, as the conditions would be too dangerous for emergency responders. [56] More than 100 mm (3.9 in) also fell at Arkaroola and Mt Dare, 92 mm (3.6 in) fell at Marree, and 86 mm (3.4 in) at Yunta. Le système s'est intensifié en un cyclone de catégorie 3 à environ 17 h locale (UTC+10) le 31 janvier 2011[2]. Certaines régions ont été mises en alerte et les habitants enjoints de gagner des endroits élevés[4]. [20][21] These strong winds delayed shipping schedules and affected students studying in Vaitupu and Fiji, and outer islands ran out of fresh supplies as a result of rough seas. [16] Continuing to rapidly intensify, Yasi attained severe tropical cyclone intensity with ten-minute sustained winds of at least 120 km/h (75 mph) on 31 January, as the primary convective band wrapped around the storm's centre. Spectacle plus moins Nouvelles . Yasi is a girl's name and also the Fijian word for sandalwood. Le système a un œil bien défini et une intensité de Dvorak de T6.5[1]. This redevelopment never took place due to the subsequent collapse of Peter Bond's company, Linc Energy. Tully et Cardwell ont ainsi subi des dommages importants aux structures et à la végétation lors du passage de l'œil sur l'île Dunk vers minuit le 2 février. Here the strongest winds and greatest rainfall are found.The eye is usually 40km in diameter, but can range in size from less than 10km to over 100km – as is the case with Yasi – depending on the size of the cyclone itself. Ummenhofer et al., 2015). Tropical cyclone (TC) Yasi, thought to be the largest and most severe cyclone to cross the Queensland coast since 1918, made landfall on the southern tropical coast near Mission Beach and continued to track westward across Northern Queensland on February 3, 2011. 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