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Fewer cyclones likely for Australia this summer

Beef Central, 13/10/2014

2014-10-13-cyclone-outlook-mapAustralia is expected to experience fewer cyclones than usual this summer, according to the 2014-15 tropical cyclone season outlook released by the Bureau of Meteorology this morning.

The forecast says average to below-average tropical cyclone activity is most likely for the Australian region this season.

Factors influencing the outlook include current El Nino-like state in the tropical Pacific Ocean and climate models which suggest a late season El Niño remains possible for 2014.

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