Oz Cyclone Chasers

Australia's first dedicated Cyclone Chasing team

We are a team of storm chasers dedicated to documenting all severe cyclone impacts on the Australian coastline. Please join our social media following on Facebook/Twitter or subscribe to our YouTube channel. Oz Cyclone Chasers is a team of storm chasers comprised of Mick Keeley, Trevor Acton (from Darwin) and Chris Nitsopoulos and Travis Robertson (from Townsville).



APRIL 18 2014

This Good Friday/Easter update focuses in on a couple of disturbances developing in Australian waters over the next week. 

The first disturbance lies near the Western edge of the Aussie boundary while the second disturbance will form north of the NT coastline early next week. We also briefly look at the possibility of more rain for the Solomons from a new disturbance there next week.

Tonight's timeline

0:00 - 4:00 - Current conditions 

4:00 - 10:00 - The new NT LOW next week

10:00 - 12:00 - A possible new Solomon Islands disturbance?

12:00 - 13:00 - What are the BoM saying?

13:00 - 16:00 - A closer look at next week's NT LOW

16:00 - 17:00 - The MJO

17:00 - 21:00 - Rain across North Oz for the next week.

Have a Great Easter weekend everyone and we'll see you on our next update Tuesday night 22nd April 2014.


Download our apps and help support Oz Cyclone Chasers


  1. Geo targeted push notifications for regions under a cyclone threat - Find out as soon as a new warning/watch is issued for your town/city via a push notification straight to your phone. (requires you to allow the app to send you push notifications)
  2. One touch links to official BoM and JTWC Cyclone warning pages
  3. One touch link straight to our chase page where you can watch our latest cyclone live as we chase it with full audio and video as well as the latest weather data streamed live (coverage dependent)
  4. Easy access to all Queensland, WA and NT Emergency alerts within moments of being issued. 
  5. Access to our cyclone outlook videos and other video uploads (some videos will be exclusive to app users only).
  6. Exclusive extra analysis of selected cyclone warnings and occasional podcasts with qualified meteorologists during a cyclone event.
  7. A live user driven photo album - Snap a photo in the middle of a cyclone (safely of course) using your phone's camera and upload it live immediately through our app for every other app user to see.
  8. Quick one touch access to our Facebook and Twitter feed - never miss another one of our important news updates again.

The app can be purchased for $1.99 from the Google Play store and the iTunes store. Your purchase helps support what we do and can help build the awareness of your entire family when a cyclone advice is issued.